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Blue-winged Pitta

Pitta moluccensis (Statius Muller, 1776)

The Blue-winged Pitta (Pitta moluccensis) is a passerine bird in the Pittidae family native to Australia and Southeast Asia. It forms a superspecies with three other pittas and has no subspecies. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta moluccensis

Citation:
  (Statius Muller, 1776)

Reference:
  Natursyst.Suppl. p.144

Protonym:
  Turdus Moluccensis

Avibase ID:
  AA127B894EAD689E

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/AA127B89

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562237

Geographic range:

  • Pitta moluccensis: SE Asia to Borneo; winters to Gr. Sundas; vagrant to nw Australia
English:
Blue-winged Pitta
Czech:
pita modrokřídlá
German:
Kleine Blauflügelpitta
Danish:
Blåvinget Pitta
Spanish:
Pita Aliazul
Finnish:
sateenkaaripitta
French:
Brève à ailes bleues
Italian:
Pitta aliblu
Japanese:
minamiyairochou
Japanese:
ミナミヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
Blauwvleugelpitta
Norwegian:
Blåvingepitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Blåvengpitta
Polish:
kurtaczek modroskrzydly
Russian:
Молуккская питта
Slovak:
pita modrokrídla
Swedish:
blåvingad juveltrast
Ukrainian:
Піта синьокрила
Chinese:
马来八色鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 00:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 01:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 02:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 03:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 04:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05 (Jun 2012):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 05.1 (Oct 2012):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06 (Nov 2013):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 06.1 (Feb 2014):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 07 (Jul 2014):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 08 (Oct 2015):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Christidis and Boles (2008): Systematics and Taxonomy of Australian Birds:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis)
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993, révision 2009):
Brève à ailes bleues ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Commission internationale pour les noms français des oiseaux (1993):
Brève à ailes bleues ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 4th edition:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (as published):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2000 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2001 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2002 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2003 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2004 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 5th edition (incl. 2005 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2007 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (version 6.9 incl. 2014 revisions):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2015:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2016:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2017:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Clements, version 2018:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.52:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.53:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.54:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 1.55:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2015:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2016:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 2nd edition:
Pitta moluccensis moluccensis [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (as published):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 1.2):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 2.1):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 3.1):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 4):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 5):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 6):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 7):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 3rd edition (incl. corrigenda 8):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (vol. 1-2):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Howard and Moore 4th edition (incl. corrigenda vol.1-2):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World (vol 1-16):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (31/01/2015):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.4:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.6:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.7:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.8:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.9:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.10:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 2.11:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.4:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 3.5:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 4.4:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 5.4:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 6.4:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 7.3:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 8.2:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 9.1:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis)
James Lee Peters (original):
Pitta moluccensis moluccensis [version 2]
James Lee Peters (2nd edition):
Pitta moluccensis moluccensis [version 2]
Sibley and Monroe (1993):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe (1993, including corrections up to 1998):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Sibley and Monroe 2nd edition (1996):
Blue-winged Pitta ( Pitta moluccensis) [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta moluccensis [version 1]
Zoonomen - Zoological Nomenclature Resource:
Pitta moluccensis [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Related taxa

Alternative arrangements:  1  2 

Other synonyms


Catalan: pita d'ales blaves
Czech: pita modrokřídlá, Pita molucká
Danish: Blåvinget Pitta
German: Blauflügelpitta, Blauflügel-Pitta, Kleine Blauflügelpitta, Mangrovepitta, Neunfarbenpitta
English: Blue winged Pitta, Blue-winged Pitta, Lesser Blue-winged Pitta, Malay pitta, Moluccan Pitta
English (IOC): Blue-winged Pitta
Spanish: Pita Aliazul, Pita de las Molucas
Spanish (Spain): Pita Aliazul
Spanish (HBW): Blue-winged Pitta
Estonian: peegelpita
Finnish: Sateenkaaripitta
French: Brève à ailes bleues
Hungarian: kékszárnyú pitta
Indonesian: Burung Paok Hujan, Paok hujan, Paok Maluku
Italian: Pitta aliblu, Pitta delle Molucche
Japanese: minami ya-iro-chō, minamiyairochou
Japanese: ミナミヤイロチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 南八色鳥
Korean: 푸른날개팔색조
Scientific: Pitta moluccensis, Pitta moluccensis moluccensis, Turdus Moluccensis
Lithuanian: Molukinė pita
Malay: Burung Pacat Sayap Biru, Pacat Sayap Biru
Dutch: Blauwvleugelpitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Blåvengpitta
Norwegian: Båvingepitta, Blåvingepitta
Polish: kurtaczek modroskrzydly, kurtaczek modroskrzydły
Pinyin: lán-chì bā-sè-dōng
Russian: Молуккская питта
Slovak: pita modrokrídla
Serbian: Plavokrila pita
Swedish: blåvingad juveltrast, Blåvingad pitta
Thai: นกแต้วแร้วธรรมดา, นกแต้วแร้วป่า, นกแต้วแล้วธรรมดา, นกกอหลอ
Thai (Transliteration): nók koaa-lŏaa, nók tâeew-láeew tʰam-ma-daa, nók tâeew-ráeew pàa, nók tâeew-ráeew tʰam-ma-daa
Ukrainian: Піта синьокрила
Vietnamese: Chim Đuôi cụt cánh xanh, Đuôi cụt cánh xanh
Chinese: 紫藍翅八色鶇, 蓝翅八色鸫, 藍翅八色鶇, 马来八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 藍翅八色鳥, 藍翅八色鶇, 馬來藍翅八色鳥

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