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Red-bellied_pitta  Erythropitta erythrogaster,Geotagged,Indonesia,Red-bellied pitta,Spring Click/tap to enlarge PromotedSpecies introCountry intro

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  1. Lovely work!! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Thank you:-)! I was very excited, when we finally got this short glimpse of this elusive bird in the open:-) Posted 3 years ago
  2. Gorgeous little bird, well spotted and taken Posted 3 years ago
  3. Lovely shot, lovely bird, but I can't help thinking it has the wrong head on. All that glorious colour in the body...and a brown head! Nature is curious. Great species introduction, lucky you! Posted 3 years ago
    1. Yes, you are right - something must have gone wrong;-). Posted 3 years ago
      1. Don't forget - birds can see colors that we cannot, in the ultraviolet spectrum, for example, so it might look very different to its own kind. Great photo by the way of a very challenging bird! Posted 2 years ago
  4. Beautiful! Pittas are not easy to photograph! Posted one year ago

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The red-bellied pitta is a species of bird in the Pittidae family. It is found in Australia, Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and the Philippines. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

Similar species: Passerines
Species identified by Tarsier
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By Tarsier

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Uploaded Dec 8, 2015. Captured May 3, 2015 02:30 in Unnamed Road, Aertembaga, Kota Bitung, Sulawesi Utara, Indonesia.
  • Canon EOS 5D Mark III
  • f/7.1
  • 1/166s
  • ISO2500
  • 600mm