Species Details


Blue Pitta Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Hydrornis cyaneus
Family : Pittidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Blue Pittas are medium-sized stocky passerine birds with long legs and short tail.It has a yellow forehead and crown and a bright orange nape.The male has a blue back and tail and a pale bluish breast speckled with black and the female has a grey back and a pale grey breast speckled with black.The bill is dark grey and the legs are pale pink.
Distribution in Bangladesh
description written by:Hajbun Tasnim Preety,Department of Zoology, University of Dhaka;information source:www.en.wikipedia.org, iucnredlist.org;taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;photo credit: gsmall(www.inaturalist.org/people/gsmall),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;more information, please contact us.