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The African Pitta (Pitta angolensis) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is a locally common[2] to uncommon species, resident and migratory in the west, and an intra-African migrant between equatorial and southeastern Africa.

The African Pitta (Pitta angolensis) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is a locally to uncommon species, resident and migratory in the west, and an intra-African migrant between equatorial and southeastern Africa.

Black-crowned Pitta.  Pittas are medium-sized birds 5.9–9.8 in length, and stocky, with longish strong legs & long feet. They have very short tails and stout, slightly decurved bills. Many have brightly coloured plumage. They eat snails, insects & similar invertebrate prey. Both parents care 4 up to 6 eggs in a large spherical nest in a tree or shrub, or sometimes on the ground. Many species of pittas are migratory,  often end up in unexpected places like house-gardens during migration.

Black-crowned Pitta. Pittas are medium-sized birds 5.9–9.8 in length, and stocky, with longish strong legs & long feet. They have very short tails and stout, slightly decurved bills. Many have brightly coloured plumage. They eat snails, insects & similar invertebrate prey. Both parents care 4 up to 6 eggs in a large spherical nest in a tree or shrub, or sometimes on the ground. Many species of pittas are migratory, often end up in unexpected places like house-gardens during migration.

INDIAN PITTA - Pitta brachyura . . . Himalayan foothills from N Pakistan to Nepal, Sikkim. Also C India. Migrate as far as Sri Lanka in winter.

Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) The 20 cm Indian Pitta is a small bird which…

Indian Pitta... medium-sized passerine bird. It breeds mainly in the sub-Himalayas and winters in southern India and Sri Lanka. These birds are found in thick undergrowth and are often more easily detected by their calls.

Indian Pitta, breeds mainly in the sub-Himalayas & winters in southern India & Sri Lanka. Usually found in thick undergrowth.

Pitta moluccensis, blue winged pitta.  Pittas are medium-sized birds 5.9–9.8 in length, and stocky, with longish strong legs & long feet. They have very short tails and stout, slightly decurved bills. Many have brightly coloured plumage. They eat snails, insects & similar invertebrate prey. Both parents care 4 up to 6 eggs in a large spherical nest in a tree or shrub, or sometimes on the ground. Many species of pittas are migratory,  often end up in unexpected places

Pitta moluccensis, blue winged pitta. Pittas are medium-sized birds 5.9–9.8 in length, and stocky, with longish strong legs & long feet. They have very short tails and stout, slightly decurved bills. Many have brightly coloured plumage. They eat snails, insects & similar invertebrate prey. Both parents care 4 up to 6 eggs in a large spherical nest in a tree or shrub, or sometimes on the ground. Many species of pittas are migratory, often end up in unexpected places

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Blue-winged Pitta - The blue-winged pitta is a passerine bird in the Pittidae family native to Australia and Southeast Asia. It forms a superspecies with three other pittas and has no subspecies.

Green-breasted Pitta is a much-wanted though elusive denizen of Kibale Forest National Park in Uganda.

Green-breasted Pitta, Kibale Forest, Uganda: one of only 2 pitta species in Africa:: (c) Pete Morris

Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus)

Female Masked Trogon (Trogon personatus) by Frank Shufelt. This bird is beautiful (he also has many other amazing photographs).

The Hooded Pitta (Pitta sordida) is a passerine bird. It is common in eastern and southeastern Asia and Maritime Southeast Asia, where it lives in different types of forests as well as on plantations and other cultivated areas.

Indian Pitta  Pittas are medium-sized birds 5.9–9.8 in length, and stocky, with longish strong legs & long feet. They have very short tails and stout, slightly decurved bills. Many have brightly coloured plumage. They eat snails, insects & similar invertebrate prey. Both parents care 4 up to 6 eggs in a large spherical nest in a tree or shrub, or sometimes on the ground. Many species of pittas are migratory,  often end up in unexpected places like house-gardens during migration.

Indian Pitta (Pitta brachyura) Himalayan foothills from N Pakistan to Nepal, Sikkim. Migrate as far as Sri Lanka in winter.

A male Whitehead's trogon (Harpactes whiteheadi) is a bird in the Trogonidae family, endemic to the island of Borneo. Photo: Hal and Kirsten Snyder

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