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Whiskered Pitta

Erythropitta kochi Brüggemann, 1876

The whiskered pitta is a rare species of bird in the family Pittidae. It is endemic to Luzon in the Philippines. This bird is the largest pitta in the country reaching 23 cm long and 116 g in mass. It has a brownish head, blue breast, and red belly. It has broad ash malar or "whiskers". Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forest and tropical moist montane forest. It is threatened by habitat loss and trapping. It is one of the most sought after birds by birdwatchers in the Philippines. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Erythropitta
Scientific:
  Erythropitta kochi


Original description

Citation:
  Brüggemann, 1876

Reference:
  Abh.naturwiss.Ver.Bremen p.65 pl.3 fig.6

Protonym:
  Pitta Kochi

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/33553642


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  4922C1E53A3DF263

Avibase ID:
  avibase-4922C1E5

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/4922C1E5


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562234


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Erythropitta kochi: Mountains of n Luzon (n Philippines)
English:
Whiskered Pitta
Catalan:
pita mostatxut
Czech:
pita luzonská
Danish:
Luzonpitta
German:
Bartpitta
Spanish:
Pita de Luzón
Spanish (Spain):
Pita de Luzón
Finnish:
tammipitta
French:
Brève de Koch
Croatian:
luzonska pita
Hungarian:
bajszos pitta
Italian:
Pitta baffuta
Japanese (romaji):
ruson'yairochou
Japanese:
ルソンヤイロチョウ
Lithuanian:
Kocho pita
Dutch:
Kochs Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Skjeggpitta
Norwegian:
Skjeggpitta
Polish:
kurtaczek wąsaty
Portuguese:
Pita-de-koch 
Russian:
Усатая питта
Slovak:
pita fúzatá
Serbian:
Pita sa zaliscima
Swedish:
luzonjuveltrast
Ukrainian:
Піта лусонська
Chinese:
吕宋八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
呂宋八色鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Brève de Koch ( Pitta kochi)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Brève de Koch ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 1st edition:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements, version 2021:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements 3rd edition:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 4th edition:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
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Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements, version 2015:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements, version 2016:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements, version 2017:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements, version 2018:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Clements, version 2019:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 1.50:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
eBird version 1.52:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
eBird version 1.53:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
eBird version 1.54:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
eBird version 1.55:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2015:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2016:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2017:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2018:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2019:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
eBird version 2021:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Koch's Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Koch's Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Koch's Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Oriental Bird Club:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pitta kochi
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pitta kochi
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pitta kochi
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Whiskered Pitta ( Pitta kochi)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Whiskered Pitta ( Erythropitta kochi)
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta kochi
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Erythropitta kochi

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Azerbaijani: Luzon pittası
Catalan: pita mostatxut
Czech: Pita luzonská
Danish: Luzonpitta
German: Bartpitta, Luzonpitta, Luzon-Pitta, Wangenstreifpitta
English: Koch's Pitta, Whiskered Pitta
English, HBW: Whiskered Pitta
English (IOC): Whiskered Pitta
English (United States): Whiskered Pitta
Esperanto: Koch-pito
Spanish: Pita de Koch, Pita de Luzón
Spanish (Spain): Pita de Luzón
Spanish (HBW): Whiskered Pitta
Estonian: tammepita
Finnish: Tammipitta
French: Brève de Koch
Croatian: luzonska pita
Hungarian: bajszos pitta
Italian: Pitta baffuta, Pitta di Koch
Japanese (romaji): rusonyairochou, ruson'yairochou
Japanese: ルソンヤイロチョウ
Kazakh: Лузон питтасы
Kirghiz: Лузон питтасы
Scientific: Erythropitta kochi, Pitta kochi
Lithuanian: Kocho pita
Maltese: pitta tal-mustaċċi
Dutch: Koch-pitta, Kochs Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Skjeggpitta
Norwegian: Kochpitta, Skjeggpitta
Polish: kurtaczek wasaty, kurtaczek wąsaty
Portuguese: Pita-de-koch 
Portuguese (Portugal): pita-de-lução
Russian: Лузонская питта, Усатая питта
Slovak: pita fúzatá
Serbian: Pita sa zaliscima
Swedish: luzonjuveltrast, Luzonpitta
Turkish: Bıyıklı pitta
Ukrainian: Піта лусонська
Chinese: 吕宋八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 呂宋八色鳥

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