(Last Updated on : 19/11/2015)
Blue-Naped Pitta is an Indian bird
that bears a scientific name of"Hydrornis nipalensis
" scattered in the Indian jungle and it is a species of bird in the Pittidae family.
Structure of Blue-Naped Pitta
Blue-Naped Pitta is a brightly coloured bird, with a stub-tail. It is blue and green above with a reddish-yellow colouring below.
Nape and Hindneck of Blue-Naped Pitta
The nape and hind neck of Blue-Naped Pitta are bright blue.
Tail of Blue-Naped Pitta
The tail of Blue-Naped Pitta is brown with a bit of green. The male and female birds are similar, but the female's hind crown is reddish-brown, not blue, and it has a green hind neck.
Concentration of Blue-Naped Pitta
Blue-Naped Pitta is found in Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India, Laos, Myanmar, Nepal, and Vietnam.
Natural Habitats of Blue-Naped Pitta
The natural habitats of Blue-Naped Pitta are subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests and subtropical or tropical moist montane forests.
Nesting of Blue-Naped Pitta
Blue-Naped Pittas are found in bamboo jungles and it is one of the best areas to have a nest there.
Behaviour of Blue-Naped Pitta
Blue-Naped Pitta is a terrestrial bird. It usually ventures out into clearings only early in the morning and late in the evening.
Calls of Blue-Naped Pitta
The call of Blue-Naped Pitta is a double whistle and can be heard when it is on the ground and from a tree at dawn and dusk.
Nesting Season of Blue-Naped Pitta
The nesting season of Blue-Naped Pitta is April to August, during which both the male and female birds share the parental duties
Feeding of Blue-Naped Pitta
Blue-Naped Pitta lives on ground insects and other small animals.