Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: African Pitta

African Pitta Pitta angolensis

Described by: Vieillot (1816)
Alternate common name(s): Angolan Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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W., cw. and se. Africa;
Three populations;
(1) Sierra Leone, se. Guinea and Liberia e. to w. Cameroon.
(2) Sw. Cameroon to nw. Angola.
(3) E. Zaire, c. and e. Zambia, Malawi, se. Tanzania, n. and e. Zimbabwe, c. and n. Mozambique.
Winters n. in s. Central African Republic, n. and ne. Zaire, Uganda, s. Kenya and n. Tanzania.


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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.


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