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African Pitta
Pitta angolensis Vieillot, 1816
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Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Pittidae
Genus:
  Pitta

Scientific:
  Pitta angolensis

Citation:
  Vieillot, 1816

Reference:
  Nouv.Dict.Hist.Nat. 4 p.356

Protonym:
  Pitta angolensis

Avibase ID:
  373286B27BD99C82

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/373286B2

Taxonomic Serial Number:
TSN: 562220

Geographic range:

  • Pitta angolensis angolensis: Southwest Cameroon to Gabon, nw Angola and w Democratic Republic of the Congo
  • Pitta angolensis pulih: Sierra Leone and se Guinea to w Cameroon
  • Pitta angolensis longipennis: Intratropical migrant (se Democratic Republic of the Congo to e South Africa)
Source: Clements checklist

English:
  African Pitta
Czech:
  pita africká
German:
  Angolapitta
Danish:
  Afrikansk Pitta
Spanish:
  Pita Angoleña
Finnish:
  afrikanpitta
French:
  Brève d'Angola
Icelandic:
  Angólupjátra
Italian:
  Pitta africana
Japanese:
  afurikayairochou
Japanese:
  アフリカヤイロチョウ
Dutch:
  Angolapitta
Norwegian:
  Praktpitta
Polish:
  kurtaczek angolski
Portuguese:
  Pita-de-angola
Russian:
  Ангольская питта
Slovak:
  pita plavoprsá
Swedish:
  afrikansk juveltrast
Chinese:
  非洲八色鸫


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

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

Taxonomic status:

Species status: full species (sometimes nominal subspecies)

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

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Other synonyms

Afrikaans: Angolapitta
Catalan: pita d'Angola
Czech: pita africká, Pita angolská
Danish: Afrikansk Pitta
German: Angola Pitta, Angolapitta
English: African Pitta, Angola Pitta, Angolan Pitta
English (IOC): African Pitta
English (Kenya): African Pitta
Spanish: Pita Africana, Pita Angoleña
Spanish (Spain): Pita Angoleña
Spanish (HBW): African Pitta
Estonian: aafrika pita
Finnish: Afrikanpitta
French: Brève à poitrine fauve, Brève d’Angola, Brève d'Angola, Brève de l'Angola
Hungarian: afrikai pitta
Icelandic: Angólupjátra
Italian: Pitta africana
Japanese: afurikayairochou
Japanese: アフリカヤイロチョウ
Latin: Pitta angolensis, Pitta angolensis angolensis
Lithuanian: Angolinė pita
Dutch: Angolapitta, Angola-pitta
Norwegian Nynorsk: Praktpitta
Norwegian: Praktpitta
Polish: kurtaczek angolski
Portuguese: Pita-de-angola
Russian: Ангольская питта
Slovak: pita plavoprsá
Serbian: Afrička pita
Swedish: afrikansk juveltrast, Afrikansk pitta
Swahili: Hinabuluu
Ukrainian: Піта ангольська
Chinese: 非洲八色鸫
Chinese (Traditional): 非洲八色鳥

 

         

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