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Giant Pitta

Pitta caerulea (Raffles, 1822)

The Giant Pitta (Hydrornis caeruleus) is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is found in Brunei, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, and Thailand. Its natural habitats are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests. It is threatened by habitat loss. Source: Wikipedia




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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta caerulea

Citation:
  (Raffles, 1822)

Reference:
  Trans.Linn.Soc.London(1) 13 p.301

Protonym:
  Myiothera caerulea

Avibase ID:
  B8FF6A4A796DAF59

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

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562224


NEAR THREATENED

Geographic range:

  • Pitta caerulea caerulea: S Myanmar, s Thailand, Malay Peninsula and Sumatra
  • Pitta caerulea hosei: Borneo
English:
Giant Pitta
Czech:
pita modropláštíková
German:
Riesenpitta
Danish:
Kæmpepitta
Spanish:
Pita Gigante
Finnish:
sulttaanipitta
French:
Brève géante
Italian:
Pitta gigante
Japanese:
oniyairochou
Japanese:
オニヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
Reuzenpitta
Norwegian:
Kjempepitta
Norwegian Nynorsk:
Kjempepitta
Polish:
kurtaczek olbrzymi
Russian:
Голубая питта
Slovak:
pita veľká
Swedish:
jättejuveltrast
Ukrainian:
Піта велика
Chinese:
大蓝八色鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 01 (August 2013):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 02 (May 2014):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 03 (March 2015):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 04 (Aug 2016):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
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Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [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:
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Birdlife checklist version 03:
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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):
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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]
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 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):
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Clements 6th edition (incl. 2008 revisions):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
Clements 6th edition (incl. 2009 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.5 incl. 2010 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.6 incl. 2011 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.7 incl. 2012 revisions):
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Clements 6th edition (version 6.8 incl. 2013 revisions):
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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:
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Clements, version 2018:
Giant Pitta ( Hydrornis caeruleus) [version 1]
Clements, version 2019:
Giant Pitta ( Hydrornis caeruleus) [version 1]
eBird version 1.50:
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eBird version 1.52:
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eBird version 1.53:
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eBird version 1.54:
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eBird version 1.55:
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eBird version 2015:
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eBird version 2016:
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eBird version 2017:
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eBird version 2018:
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eBird version 2019:
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):
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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 and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Giant Pitta ( Hydrornis caeruleus) [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 2018):
Giant Pitta ( Hydrornis caeruleus) [version 1]
IOC World Bird Names, version 1.0:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.1:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.5:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.6:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 1.7:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.0:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 2.5:
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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:
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IOC World Bird Names, version 3.1:
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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:
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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:
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]
Morony, Bock and Farrand:
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
Oriental Bird Club:
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [version 1]
James Lee Peters:
Pitta caerulea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (original):
Pitta caerulea [version 1]
James Lee Peters (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 2nd edition (1996):
Giant Pitta ( Pitta caerulea) [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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Catalan: pita gegant
Czech: Pita modrá, pita modropláštíková
Danish: Kæmpepitta
German: Riesenpitta, Riesen-Pitta
English: Giant Pitta, Great Blue Pitta
English (IOC): Giant Pitta
Spanish: Pita Gigante
Spanish (Spain): Pita Gigante
Spanish (HBW): Giant Pitta
Estonian: suurpita
Finnish: Sulttaanipitta
French: Brève géante
Hungarian: óriáspitta
Indonesian: Burung Paok Sintau, Paok besar biru, Paok Sintau
Italian: Pitta gigante
Japanese: oni ya-iro-chō, oniyairochou
Japanese: オニヤイロチョウ
Japanese (Kanji): 鬼八色鳥
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
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
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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