Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: Fairy Pitta

Fairy Pitta Pitta nympha

Described by: Temminck; Schlegel (1850)
Alternate common name(s): Lesser Blue-winged Pitta, Chinese Pitta, Swinhoe's Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


Nanjing, China - 2008 © Hang Li  Nanjing, China - 2008 © Hang Li  Nanjing, China - 2008 © Hang Li 
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Se. China, Taiwan, s. Korea and s. Japan;
Three populations;
E. and se. China (Guangxi, Guangdong, Hong Kong, Fujian), Taiwan (Huben Village), s. Korea including Quelpart and Tsushima Is. and s. Japan (Kyushu, s. Shikoku and probably Honshu).
Winters s. to se. Asia, s. China and n. Borneo.


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Location unknown - Date unknown Source: Pintails Home (Kim Hyun-Tae)


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


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