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Bornean Banded Pitta Pitta schwaneri   - Adult male
Bornean Banded Pitta
Photographer : © Yann Muzika
Location :Danum Valley, Sabah, Borneo, Malaysia
Date : 29 May 2017
English synonyms:Banded Pitta, Blue-tailed Pitta, Blue Tailed Pitta, Van den Bock's Pitta, Van den Bosch's Pitta
Bird Family :Pittidae - Pittas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic species endemic to Borneo. 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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