Pittas (Pittidae)

Fairy Pitta (Pitta nympha) - HBW 8, p. 157

French: Brève migratrice German: Nymphenpitta Spanish: Pita Ninfa
Other common names: Lesser Blue-winged/Chinese/Swinhoe’s Pitta

Taxonomy: Pitta nympha Temminck and Schlegel, 1850, Korea.
Forms a superspecies with P. brachyura, P. moluccensis and P. megarhyncha. Formerly treated by many authors as conspecific with first of those, but differs in morphology, plumage and vocalizations. Monotypic.

Distribution: E & SE China, S Korea, S Japan and Taiwan; migrates S to N Borneo.