Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: Indian Pitta
Indian Pitta Pitta brachyura
Described by: Linnaeus (1766)
Alternate common name(s): Blue-winged Pitta, Green-winged Pitta, Bengal Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors
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RangePakistan, India and Bangladesh;
Small isolated population in ne. Pakistan (Margalla Hills). Foothills of the Himalayas from w. Himachal Pradesh (Dharmsala, Kangra) e. to Sikkim, ne. India (Assam and Manipur) and Bangladesh s. to w. and c. India in Gujarat, ex. n. Karnataka, e. Maharashtra and c. Bihar).
Winters s. in s. India to Sri Lanka.
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Clements, James F. Birds of the World: A Checklist. Vista, CA: Ibis Publishing Company, 2000.
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