Whiskered Pitta (Pitta kochi) - HBW 8, p. 153
French: Brève de Koch
Spanish: Pita de Luzón
Other common names: Koch’s Pitta
Taxonomy: Pitta Kochi Brüggemann, 1876, Luzon, Philippine Islands.
Closely related to P. erythrogaster. Monotypic.
Distribution: Luzon, in N Philippines.
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Standing on the dark forest floor.
Locality Sawa Camp, Sierra Madre, Cagayan Valley Province, Luzon, Philippines
Bram Demeulemeester 12 March 2012 16 weeks ago 4.2
Adult Whiskered Pitta on forest floor of montane forest
Locality Sawa Camp, Sierra Madre, Cagayan Valley Province, Luzon, Philippines (Monotypic species)
Rob Hutchinson 9 March 2012 1 year ago 3.7
Pair duetting from opposite sides of trail Locality Mount Polis, Mountain Province, Luzon, Philippines
Desmond Allen 1 February 2000 3 years ago 3.5
In dense forest near camp 2. Locality Hamut Camp, Mount Dos Cuernos, Sierra Madre, Cagayan Valley Province, Luzon, Philippines
David Beadle 22 February 2004 12 weeks ago 0