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Azure-breasted Pitta

Pitta steerii (Sharpe, RB 1876)

The azure-breasted pitta is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. It is a striking and colorful bird having colors of red, azure,green, black and white, It is endemic to the islands of Mindanao, Bohol, Leyte and Samar in the Philippines. Its natural habitat is tropical moist lowland forest. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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


Original description

Citation:
  (Sharpe, RB 1876)

Reference:
   Nature 14 p.297

Protonym:
  Brachyurus Steerii

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/18571167


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  7B5AEE20076A6D94

Avibase ID:
  avibase-7B5AEE20

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/7B5AEE20


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562246


VULNERABLE

Geographic range:

  • Pitta steerii steerii: S Philippines (Mindanao)
  • Pitta steerii coelestis: Philippines (Samar, Leyte and Bohol)
English:
Azure-breasted Pitta
Catalan:
pita de pit atzur
Czech:
pita azurovoprsá
Danish:
Azurpitta
German:
Azurbrustpitta
Spanish:
Pita de Mindanao
Spanish (Spain):
Pita de Mindanao
Finnish:
filippiinienpitta
French:
Brève de Steere
Croatian:
plavetna pita
Hungarian:
azúrmellű pitta
Italian:
Pitta pettazzurro
Japanese (romaji):
sorairoyairochou
Japanese:
ソライロヤイロチョウ
Lithuanian:
Žydrapilvė pita
Dutch:
Steeres Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Asurpitta
Norwegian:
Asurpitta
Polish:
kurtaczek sinopierśny
Portuguese:
pita-de-peito-azul
Russian:
Лазурная питта
Slovak:
pita azúrovoprsá
Swedish:
azurjuveltrast
Ukrainian:
Піта лазурова
Chinese:
蓝胸八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
藍胸八色鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii)
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Brève de Steere ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Brève de Steere ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 1st edition:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Clements, version 2021:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2022:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 3rd edition:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
eBird version 2022:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Steere's Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition (incl. ? suppl):
Steere's Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerei) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 10.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 11.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.1:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 12.2:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Steere's Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds:
Pitta steerii [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (original):
Pitta steerii [version 1]
Peters' Check-list of the Birds (2nd edition):
Pitta steerii [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe, Birds of the World Version 2.0:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.01:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Working Group Avian Checklists, version 0.02:
Azure-breasted Pitta ( Pitta steerii) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta steerii [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta steerii [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Catalan: pita de pit atzur
Cebuano: babakua
Czech: pita azurovoprsá, Pita Steereova
Danish: Azurpitta
German: Azurbrustpitta, Blaubauchpitta, Blaubauch-Pitta
English: Azure breasted Pitta, Azure-breasted Pitta, Steere's Pitta
English, HBW: Azure-breasted Pitta
English (IOC): Azure-breasted Pitta
English (United States): Azure-breasted Pitta
Esperanto: Steere-pito
Spanish: Pita de Mindanao, Pita de Steere
Spanish (Spain): Pita de Mindanao
Spanish (HBW): Azure-breasted Pitta
Estonian: lasuurpita
Finnish: Filippiinienpitta
French: Brève de Steere
Croatian: plavetna pita
Hungarian: azúrmellű pitta
Italian: Pitta di Steere, Pitta pettazzurro
Japanese (romaji): sorairoyairochou
Japanese: ソライロヤイロチョウ
Kirghiz: Стеер питтасы
Scientific: Brachyurus Steerii, Pitta steerei, Pitta steerii, Pitta steerii steerii
Lithuanian: Žydrapilvė pita
Dutch: Steere-pitta, Steeres Pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Asurpitta
Norwegian: Asurpitta
Polish: kurtaczek sinopiersny, kurtaczek sinopierśny
Portuguese: pita-de-peito-azul
Portuguese (Portugal): pita-de-peito-azul
Russian: Лазурная питта, Питта Стеела, Питта Стеера, Синебрюхая питта
Slovak: pita azúrovoprsá
Swedish: azurjuveltrast, Azurpitta
Turkish: Gök mavisi pitta
Ukrainian: Піта лазурова
Chinese: 蓝胸八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 藍胸八色鳥

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