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Giant Pitta

Hydrornis caeruleus (Raffles, 1822)

The giant pitta is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
   Hydrornis
Scientific:
  Hydrornis caeruleus


Original description

Citation:
  (Raffles, 1822)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) p.301

Protonym:
  Myiothera caerulea

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/755047


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  B8FF6A4A796DAF59

Avibase ID:
  avibase-B8FF6A4A

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/B8FF6A4A


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 562224


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Hydrornis caeruleus caeruleus: S Myanmar, s Thailand, Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Hydrornis caeruleus hosei: Borneo
English:
Giant Pitta
Catalan:
pita gegant
Czech:
pita modropláštíková
Danish:
Kæmpepitta
German:
Riesenpitta
Spanish:
Pita Gigante
Spanish (Spain):
Pita Gigante
Finnish:
sulttaanipitta
French:
Brève géante
Croatian:
velika pita
Hungarian:
óriáspitta
Italian:
Pitta gigante
Japanese (romaji):
oniyairochou
Japanese:
オニヤイロチョウ
Lithuanian:
Milžiniškoji pita
Dutch:
Reuzenpitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kjempepitta
Norwegian:
Kjempepitta
Polish:
kurtaczek olbrzymi
Portuguese:
pita-gigante
Russian:
Большая питта
Slovak:
pita veľká
Serbian:
Džinovska pita
Swedish:
jättejuveltrast
Ukrainian:
Піта велика
Chinese:
大蓝八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional):
大藍八色鳥


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species

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Other synonyms


Azerbaijani: böyük pitta
Catalan: pita gegant
Czech: Pita modrá, pita modropláštíková
Danish: Kæmpepitta
German: Riesenpitta, Riesen-Pitta
English: Giant Pitta, Great Blue Pitta
English, HBW: Giant Pitta
English (IOC): Giant Pitta
English (United States): Giant Pitta
Esperanto: Lazura pito
Spanish: Pita Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Pita Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Giant Pitta
Estonian: suurpita
Finnish: Sulttaanipitta
French: Brève géante
Croatian: velika pita
Hungarian: óriáspitta
Indonesian: Burung Paok Sintau, Paok besar biru, Paok Sintau
Italian: Pitta gigante
Japanese (romaji): oni ya-iro-chō, oniyairochou
Japanese: オニヤイロチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 鬼八色鳥
Kirghiz: ири питта
Scientific: Hydrornis caerulea, Hydrornis caeruleus, Myiothera caerulea, Pitta caerulea, Pitta caerulea caerulea
Lithuanian: Milžiniškoji pita
Malay: Burung Pacat Besar, Pacat Besar
Dutch: Reuzenpitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Kjempepitta
Norwegian: Kjempepitta
Polish: kurtaczek olbrzymi
Pinyin: dà lán bā-sè-dōng
Portuguese: pita-gigante
Portuguese (Portugal): pita-gigante
Russian: Большая питта, Голубая питта
Slovak: pita veľká
Serbian: Džinovska pita
Swedish: jättejuveltrast, Jättepitta
Thai: นกแต้วแร้วยักษ์, นกแต้วแล้วยักษ์, นกซุ้มหมู
Thai (Transliteration): nók súm-mŭu, nók tâeew-láeew yák, nók tâeew-ráeew yák
Turkish: Büyük pitta
Ukrainian: Піта велика
Chinese: 大蓝八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 大藍八色鳥, 大藍八色鶇

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