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Elegant Pitta

Pitta elegans Temminck, CJ 1836

The elegant pitta is a species of passerine bird in the pitta family Pittidae. It is endemic to Indonesia, where it is found in the Lesser Sunda Islands and Moluccas. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Pitta
Scientific:
  Pitta elegans


Original description

Citation:
  Temminck, CJ 1836

Reference:
   Nouv. Recueil Pl. Color. Ois. livr.100 pl.591

Protonym:
  Pitta elegans


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  1267C963FE58E2B7

Avibase ID:
  avibase-1267C963

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/1267C963


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562227

Geographic range:

  • Pitta elegans elegans: breeds Timor and associated islands (Semau, Rote); winters in the Sulawesi region and the central Moluccas
  • Pitta elegans virginalis: Tanahjampea, Kalaotoa and Kalao islands (off Sulawesi)
  • Pitta elegans maria: Lesser Sundas (Sumba)
English:
Elegant Pitta
Catalan:
pita elegant
Czech:
pita ozdobná
Danish:
Pragtpitta
German:
Schmuckpitta
Spanish:
Pita elegante
Spanish (Spain):
Pita elegante
Finnish:
kaunopitta
French:
Brève élégante
Croatian:
žutoprsa pita
Hungarian:
ékszerpitta
Italian:
Pitta elegante
Japanese:
ティモールノドグロヤイロチョウ
Lithuanian:
elegantiškoji pita
Dutch:
Elegante Pitta
Norwegian:
Elegantpitta
Polish:
kurtaczek ozdobny
Portuguese:
pita-elegante
Russian:
Стройная питта
Slovak:
pita pôvabná
Serbian:
Žutoobrvasta kitnjasta pita
Swedish:
praktjuveltrast
Ukrainian:
піта жовтоброва
Chinese:
华丽八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
優雅八色鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Elegant Pitta ( Pitta elegans) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

This taxon is considered a subspecies of Pitta [elegans or concinna] (sensu lato) by some authors

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Other synonyms

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Catalan: pita elegant
Czech: pita ozdobná
Danish: Pragtpitta
German: Schmuckpitta
English: Elegant Pitta
English (IOC): Elegant Pitta
English (United States): Elegant Pitta
Esperanto: Eleganta pito
Spanish: Pita elegante
Spanish (Spain): Pita elegante
Estonian: hundpita
Finnish: kaunopitta
French: Brève élégante, Brève élégante (elegans)
Croatian: žutoprsa pita
Hungarian: ékszerpitta
Indonesian: Paok laus
Italian: Pitta elegante
Japanese: インドネシアノドグロヤイロチョウ, ティモールノドグロヤイロチョウ
Kirghiz: шыңкыйган питта
Scientific: Pitta elegans
Lithuanian: elegantiškoji pita
Dutch: Elegante Pitta, Ornaatpitta
Norwegian: Elegantpitta
Polish: kurtaczek ozdobny
Portuguese: pita-elegante
Portuguese (Portugal): pita-elegante
Russian: Стройная питта
Slovak: pita pôvabná
Serbian: Žutoobrvasta kitnjasta pita
Swedish: praktjuveltrast
Turkish: Ekru Göğüslü Pitta
Ukrainian: піта жовтоброва
Chinese: 华丽八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 優雅八色鳥

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