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Pitta, Hooded
Bird Info
Bird Info
Conservation status
Scientific Name:
Pitta sordida
Asia, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Brunei, Cambodia, China, Global, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Melanesia, Myanmar, Nepal, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Papua New Guinea, Philippines, Singapore, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam Read more
Related Reading
The global population size has not been quantified. The species is reported to be relatively common in parts of its range but rare or localised in other areas (Lambert and Woodcock 1996). ...
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Hooded Pittas can reach a length of 16 to 19 cm and a weight of 42 to 70 g. Their diet consists of various insects (including their larvae), which they hunt on the ground, and berries. In the breeding period, which lasts from February to August, they build nests on the ground; both parent take care of the eggs and the fledglings. They are highly territorial and their fluty double-noted whistle calls ("qweeek-qweeek") can be constantly heard from their territories, sometimes throughout the nights. ...
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