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  Rainbow Pitta (Pitta iris)

Rainbow Pitta | Pitta iris photo
Rainbow Pitta, Kakadu National Park

Image by Leo UdB (http://ausbirds.tripod.com) - GNU Free Documentation License.    (view image details)

RAINBOW PITTA FACTS

distribution map showing range of Pitta iris 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:iris
Common Name:Rainbow Pitta

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