Fairy pitta (Pitta nympha)

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Fairy pitta fact file

Fairy pitta description

KingdomAnimalia
PhylumChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPittidae
GenusPitta (1)

Information on the fairy pitta is currently being researched and written and will appear here shortly.

Spanish
Pita Nympha.
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Fairy pitta status

Classified as Vulnerable (VU) on the IUCN Red List (1) and listed on Appendix II of CITES (2).

IUCN Red List species status – Vulnerable

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Authentication

This information is awaiting authentication by a species expert, and will be updated as soon as possible. If you are able to help please contact: arkive@wildscreen.org.uk
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References

  1. IUCN Red List (February, 2009)
    http://www.iucnredlist.org/
  2. CITES (February, 2009)
    http://www.cites.org/
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Fairy pitta resting on a branch  
Fairy pitta resting on a branch

© K. K. Kuo, Taiwan, Olympus Corporation

K. K. Kuo
http://www.birdingintaiwan.org/gallery/Kuo%20K.K/index.htm

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