Mangoverde :: World Bird Guide :: Pittas :: Elegant Pitta

Elegant Pitta Pitta elegans

Described by: Temminck (1836)
Alternate common name(s): Two-striped Pitta, Double-striped Pitta
Old scientific name(s): None known by website authors


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Lesser Sundas;
Fragmented distribution;
(1) Tanahdjampea, Kalao and Kalaotoa Is.
(2) Tukangbesi, Banda and Tanimbar Is.
(3) Lombok, s. Nuasa Penida Is. in the Lombok Strait, Flores, Sumbawa and Alor Is.
(4) Sumba Is.
(5) Timor, Sulawesi and s. Moluccas (Halmahera, Seram and Buru).


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


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