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Blue-winged Pitta Pitta moluccensis   - Juvenile
Blue-winged Pitta
Photographer : © David Bakewell
Location :Fruit orchards near Ulu Paip Forest Reserve, Kedah, Malaysia
Date : 30 July 2006
English synonyms:Moluccan Pitta, Blue Winged Pitta, Lesser Blue-winged Pitta, Lesser Blue Winged Pitta, Little Blue-winged Pitta
Bird Family :Pittidae - Pittas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :Possibly the same individual as that photographed on 12 July, as this bird was within half a mile of that one. Apparently unaccompanied by adults. The belly is showing signs of red which were absent on the younger juvenile photographed on 12 July.