Sim Chip Chye and a group of friends went birding in Palawan, Philippines in April 2023. He documented many birds and this post showcases a series of five photos he took of the Pitta sordida palawanensis. Here is his reaction on spotting the pitta in Palawan.
Image 6 is a picture of the Hooded Pitta, Pitta sordida cucullata, taken by Sim Chip Chye at Singapore Botanic Gardens on 12 December 2016.
Read this about the Fairy Pitta, Pitta nympha and this about blue-winged Pitta, Pitta moluccensis. Also read this post about the Malayan Banded Pitta that Art Toh encountered in Lenggor Forest, Johor, Malaysia.
- Handbook of the Birds of the World © 1996 Vol. 8
- Wikipedia: Pitta birds https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pitta
All photographs © Sim Chip Chye.
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