Indian Pitta

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“Pitta brachyura, the Indian Pitta, has plumage that exhibits vivid scarlet, blue, and green tints, in addition to yellow, purple, black, brown, and white. They are stout, strong-billed form, with short rounded wings and tail, the long metatarsus being more or less scutellated all round; the primaries number ten- the secondaries eight, the rectrices twelve.” A. H. Evans, 1900


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Evans, A. H. Birds (New York, NY: The Macmillan Company, 1900)


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