Blue-winged Pitta digging for worms

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Blue-winged Pittas (Pitta moluccensis) feed on insects as well as other invertebrates like snails and earthworms.

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And during nesting the adults often bring a beakfulls of worms to feed the chicks LINK.

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Jeremiah Loei’s video clip shows the Blue-winged Pitta actively digging for worms from the muddy areas of a dry mangrove.

Jeremiah Loei
Singapore
1st August 2017

This post is a cooperative effort between Birds, Insects N Creatures Of Asia and BESG to bring the study of birds and their behavior through photography and videography to a wider audience.

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