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  Noisy Pitta (Pitta versicolor)





Noisy Pitta | Pitta versicolor photo
Noisy Pitta photographed at Currumbin Sanctuary on the Gold Coast, Australia.

Image by ozwildlife - Some rights reserved.



NOISY PITTA FACTS

Description
The Pitta is a ground-feeding bird. Seeing one of these elusive birds is one of the highlights of a rainforest walk.

Size
20cm

Habitat
rainforest

Food
insects, small invertebrates

distribution map showing range of Pitta versicolor in Australia

Map is from Atlas of Living Australia website at http://biocache.ala.org.au licensed under Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Australia License




Classification
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Pittidae
Genus:Pitta
Species:versicolor
Common Name:Noisy Pitta

Relatives in same Genus
  Red-bellied Pitta (P. erythrogaster)
  Rainbow Pitta (P. iris)
  Blue-winged Pitta (P. moluccensis)