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Sula Pitta Pitta dohertyi   - Female
Sula Pitta
Photographer : © Filip Verbelen
Location :Peleng Island, Banggai Islands, Indonesia
Date : 8 April 2009
English synonyms:Red-bellied Pitta, Red-breasted Pitta, Blue-breasted Pitta
Bird Family :Pittidae - Pittas
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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