|Sula Pitta Pitta dohertyi
|Photographer :|| © Filip Verbelen |
|Location :||Peleng Island, Banggai Islands, Indonesia|
8 April 2009|
|English synonyms:||Red-bellied Pitta, Red-breasted Pitta, Blue-breasted Pitta|
|Bird Family :||Pittidae - Pittas |
|Bird Group :||PASSERIFORMES |
|Red Data Status :||Near Threatened|
|Remarks :||Probably the first ever time this species has been photographed in the wild. At least we have been unable to trace any other photos of wild birds. - Eds|
|Taxonomic Notes :||Species endemic to the Banggai and Sula Islands of Indonesia.
Formerly treated as a subspecies of Red-bellied Pitta Pitta erythrogaster.
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