Species Details


Mangrove Pitta Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pitta megarhyncha
Family : Pittidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Mangrove forest
Description : Mangrove Pitta is a multi-colored bird with a strong bill,stub-tail and a redddish vent.It looks blue-green from above and buff from below which has dark-brown irises,stout-black bill and dark flesh colored legs and feet.Both sexes looks alike and the juvenile is brownish-green above and dull brownish-buff below.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source: Encyclopedia of Flora and Fauna of Bangladesh, Vol-26, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: lenachow(www.inaturalist.org/people/lenachow),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Okamoto Keita Sinmore information, please contact us.