Ivory-breasted pitta

Pitta maxima

The ivory-breasted pitta is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. It is endemic to North Maluku in Indonesia, known as Paok halmahera. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.
Ivory-breasted Pitta (Pitta maxima maxima) Not the easiest species to get decent photographed of but the species, in general, is getting easier to see on Halmahera island, North Maluku, Indonesia. Halmahera,Indonesia,Indonesia.,Ivory-breasted pitta,Mehd Halaouate,North Maluku,Pitta maxima

Naming

Two subspecies are recognized:
⤷ "Pitta maxima maxima" – : It is the nominate subspecies, found on the islands of Halmahera, Bacan, Kasiruta, Obi, and possibly Mandioli.
⤷ "Pitta maxima morotaiensis –" : Found on the island of Morotai.

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Status: Least concern
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Taxonomy
KingdomAnimalia
DivisionChordata
ClassAves
OrderPasseriformes
FamilyPittidae
GenusPitta
SpeciesP. maxima
Photographed in
Indonesia