Species Details

@MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);

Indian Pitta Did you see this animal?

Scientific Name : Pitta brachyura
Family : Pittidae
Order : Passeriformes
Class : Aves
Phylum : Chordata
Habitat : Deciduous forest
Description : Indian Pitta is a small green buff bird with a conspicuous red belly and vent which looks green from its upperparts.Its lowerparts are tircolored which has brown iris,stout bill and strong pinkish flesh colored legs and feet.Both sexes look alike and the juvenile dark green above and duller 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;Photo credit and copyright:MSH Sourav (TU Dresden, Germany);taxonomic checklist:P. M. Thompson and S. U. Chowdhury (2020). A checklist of birds of Bangladesh.Birds Bangladesh;bird song owner:Jim Holmes(www.xeno-canto.org/Jim Holmes), bird sound copyright reserved according to www.xeno-canto.org rules; more information, please contact us.