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Malayan Banded Pitta Pitta irena   - Subadult female
Malayan Banded Pitta
Photographer : © Choy Wai Mun
Location :Lanchang, Pahang, Malaysia
Date : 1 October 2016
English synonyms:Malay Banded Pitta, Banded Pitta, Blue-tailed Pitta, Blue Tailed Pitta, Irene Pitta, Van den Bock's Pitta, Van den Bosch's Pitta
Bird Family :Pittidae - Pittas
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Includes ripleyi. Formerly considered a subspecies of Pitta guajana. Split following Rheindt, F. E. and Eaton, J. A. 2010. Biological species limits in the Banded Pitta Pitta guajana. Forktail 26: 86-91.
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