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Pitta, Mangrove
 
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Scientific Name:
Pitta megarhyncha
Location(s):
Asia, Bangladesh, Global, India, IndoChina, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, PakistanIndiaBanghladesh, Singapore, Thailand Read more
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IUCN
The population size of this species has not been quantified, but it is described as generally scarce to locally common. ...
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Wikipedia
The Mangrove Pitta was first described by German ornithologist Hermann Schlegel in 1863.[ 2] Its species name is derived from the Ancient Greek words mega- "large", and rhynchos "beak". It forms a superspecies with the Indian Pitta (P. brachyura), Fairy Pitta (P. nympha) and Blue-winged Pitta (P. moluccensis). Alternate common names include: Larger Blue-winged/Malay Pitta, Brève des palétuviers (in French), Große Blauflügelpitta (in German), and Pita de Manglar (in Spanish).[ 3] There are no recognized subspecies.[ 4] ...
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