African Pitta


This bird was sighted on a birding trip arranged by John Robinson of Robinson Birding together with 7 other birders on a 5-day trip to the Coutada 11 concession in central Mozambique south of the Zambezi River in December 2022. A number of other specials including Lesser Seedcracker, Red-throated Twinspot, Southern Banded Snake Eagle, Lowland Tiny Greenbul, Collared Palm Thrush, Green-backed Woodpecker, Chestnut-fronted Helmetshrike, Livingstone’s Flycatcher, Western Violet-backed Sunbird and many others were seen.