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Indian Pitta

Pitta brachyura

Description:

The Indian Pitta is a beautiful bird that has a buff colored crown stripe, black coronal stripes, a thick black eye stripe and white throat and neck. The bird’s upper parts are green, with a blue tail, the underparts buff, with bright red on the lower belly and vent.

Habitat:

home garden


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10 Comments

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 4 years ago

I would love to see one, someday.

Dilan Chathuranga
Dilan Chathuranga 4 years ago

Nice spotting!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 4 years ago

nicely captured....

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Sorry. 433 is a lot for an island of that size.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks, actually it's Sri Lanka :)

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Very nice! India has excellent biodiversity.

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks Nayeli!
@Joshua, about 433 bird species have been recorded in the country.
in my area, i have recorded about 100 species so far.

Nayeli
Nayeli 4 years ago

This bird has a nice colors!!

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Your welcome. Are there a lot of different bird species in your area?

NuwanChathuranga
NuwanChathuranga 4 years ago

Thanks Joshua

JoshuaGSmith
JoshuaGSmith 4 years ago

Sharp shot!

වයඹ පළාත, Sri Lanka

Lat: 7.30, Long: 80.24

Spotted on Dec 26, 2014
Submitted on Dec 26, 2014

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