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Black-crowned Pitta Pitta ussheri  
Black-crowned Pitta
Photographer : © Vun Soo Kiong
Location :Rain Forest Discovery Centre, Sandakan, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 17 September 2008
English synonyms:Black-headed Pitta, Black Headed Pitta, Black And Crimson Pitta, Black-and-crimson Pitta, Sabah Pitta, Black-crowned Garnet Pitta
Bird Family :Pittidae - Pittas
Red Data Status :Near Threatened
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Borneo.

Formerly considered conspecific with Garnet Pitta Pitta granatina.

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