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Photos of Blue-winged Pitta, Singapore Botanic Gardens

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Old Friday 3rd March 2006, 10:19   #1
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Photos of Blue-winged Pitta, Singapore Botanic Gardens

Hi All,

I'm just back in the UK from a quick trip to Singapore and Sydney.

There has been a fantastically showy Blue-winged Pitta over-wintering in the Singapore Botanic gardens that I was lucky enough to get a pile of photos of. I've never seen a pitta this well before - a real "never to be forgotten" birding morning.

For anyone interested there's a short write-up and ten photos at


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Old Friday 3rd March 2006, 10:25   #2
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Stunning images.
Opportunities like this are few & far between, hope you slipped him a few worms!
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Pittas are my bogey family, so you've no idea how envious I am! A real gem of a bird with some real gems of photos! Gorgeous!
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Absolutely stunning photos Charlie, of a stunning bird! In Malaysia next month so if it lingers until then I may pop down for the day! Though I guess it could well be off soon, I saw them in central Thailand by the end of March last year.
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