Species of Thailand
Binomial name: Pitta cyanea, Edward Blyth, 1843
The blue pitta (Hydrornis cyaneus) is a species of bird in the family Pittidae found in the Indian Subcontinent and Southeast Asia. The species is closely related to the Indian Pitta and Mangrove Pitta, and ranges across Bangladesh, Bhutan, Cambodia, India, Laos, Myanmar, Thailand, and Vietnam. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
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Videos of Blue pitta
- Pitta cyanea
- Thai: นกแต้วแล้วสีน้ำเงิน
Pitta cyanea aurantiaca, Jean Théodore Delacour & Pierre Jabouille, 1928
Range: Cambodia and S/E Thailand
Pitta cyanea cyanea, Edward Blyth, 1843
Range: East Bangladesh, N/E India, South China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina
Pitta cyanea willoughbyi, Jean Théodore Delacour, 1926
Range: Central Laos, Vietnam
- Hydrornis cyaneus, Edward Blyth (1843)
Least Concern (IUCN3.1)
Range map of Pitta cyanea in Thailand
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