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Blue Pitta
Pitta cyanea Blyth, 1843
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta cyanea

Citation:
  Blyth, 1843

Reference:
  J.Asiat.Soc.Bengal 12 p.1008

Protonym:
  Pitta cyanea

Avibase ID:
  37815E0C0825B6EC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/37815E0C

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562225

Geographic range:

  • Pitta cyanea cyanea: E Bangladesh, ne India, s China, Myanmar, Thailand, Indochina
  • Pitta cyanea aurantiaca: Mts. of sw Cambodia and se Thailand
  • Pitta cyanea willoughbyi: Mts. of c Laos to s Annam
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  Blue Pitta
Czech:
  pita azurová
German:
  Blaupitta
Danish:
  Rødnakket Pitta
Spanish:
  Pita Azul
Finnish:
  safiiripitta
French:
  Brève bleue
Italian:
  Pitta blu
Japanese:
  ruriyairochou
Japanese:
  ルリヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
  Blauwe Pitta
Norwegian:
  Blåpitta
Polish:
  kurtaczek niebieski
Russian:
  Синяя питта
Slovak:
  pita modrá
Swedish:
  blå juveltrast
Chinese:
  蓝八色鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
   Brève bleue ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
   Brève bleue ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyanea) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyanea) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyanea) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
   Blue Pitta ( Hydrornis cyaneus) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
    Pitta cyanea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
    Pitta cyanea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
    Pitta cyanea [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
   Blue Pitta ( Pitta cyanea) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Pitta cyanea [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
    Hydrornis cyaneus [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms

Bengali: নীল শুমচা
Catalan: pita blau
Czech: Pita azurová
Danish: Rødnakket Pitta
German: Blaupitta, Blau-Pitta, Fleckenbrustpitta, Riesenpitta
English: Blue Pitta, Lesser Blue Pitta
Spanish: Pita Azul
Spanish (Spain): Pita Azul
Estonian: sinipita
Finnish: Safiiripitta
French: Brève bleue
Hungarian: kék pitta
Italian: Pitta blu
Japanese: ruri ya-iro-chō, ruriyairochou
Japanese: ルリヤイロチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 琉璃八色鳥, 瑠璃八色鳥
Latin: Hydrornis cyanea, Hydrornis cyaneus, Pitta cyanea, Pitta cyanea cyanea, Pitta cyanura
Lithuanian: Mėlynoji pita
Dutch: Blauwe Pitta
Norwegian: Blåpitta, Blåpittapitta
Polish: kurtaczek niebieski
Pinyin: lán bā-sè-dōng
Russian: Синяя питта
Slovak: pita modrá
Serbian: Plava pita
Swedish: blå juveltrast, Rödnackad pitta
Thai: นกแต้วแร้วสีน้ำเงิน, นกแต้วแล้วสีน้ำเงิน
Thai (Transliteration): nók tâeew-láeew sĭi-nám-ŋoen, nók tâeew-ráeew sĭi-nám-ŋoen
Vietnamese: Chim Đuôi cụt đầu đỏ, Đuôi cụt đầu đỏ
Chinese: 蓝八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 藍八色鳥, 藍八色鶇

 

         

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