Species Details

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Western Hooded Pitta Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pitta sordida
Family : Pittidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Evergreen forest
Description : Western Hooded Pitta is a small bright green bird with a dark head and brilliant scarlet vent.It has green back and below bright greenish-bluen which has dark-brown iris,black bill and dark-slate legs and feet.Both sexes of them look alike.
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: Catalina Tong(www.inaturalist.org/people/Catalina Tong),photo shared from iNaturalist, photo copyright reserved according to iNaturalist rules;Barry Edmonstonmore information, please contact us.