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Pitta versicolor


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Pitta versicolor  (Pitta versicolor.)

A rainforest ground dweller , living on grubs,worms,beetles,shells,small reptiles and fruits.This specimen
flew ifto our window killing itself. we frooze it later sending to a museum where a taxidermist prepared it for a tropical bird display,so this lovely bird gives pleasure to others still .
The name Pitta I use is in this birds memory.I will put on a few more photos of this bird.

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Poor little thing :-(

It's such a pretty bird, its colours are wonderful :-)

2 Nov, 2009


What a shame accidents do happen though dont they.

2 Nov, 2009


As I sit here answering this comment the lone Pitta bird is calling . I HOPE IT FINDS A MATE AS THIS IS THE TIME FOR a good wet and ample folod they can have up to 5 chicks

3 Nov, 2009


Oh dear, how very sad.
It would break my heart hearing it call :-(((((

3 Nov, 2009


This morning at 6am I looked out the window to see the Pitta bird hopping around the lawn , so beautiful.I hope there is another Pitta within hearing range.

4 Nov, 2009


Oh so do I Pitta. Let us know how he gets on please. Beautiful bird.

5 Nov, 2009

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