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The Malayan banded pitta (Hydrornis irena) is a species of bird in the family Pittidae. It is found in Thailand, the Malay Peninsula and Sumatra. It was formerly considered conspecific with the Bornean and Javan banded pittas. Together, they were referenced as the banded pitta.

Malayan banded pitta
Hydrornis irena - Sri Phang Nga.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Pittidae
Genus: Hydrornis
H. irena
Binomial name
Hydrornis irena
(Temminck, 1836)
  • Pitta irena


  1. ^ BirdLife International (2012). "Hydrornis irena". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.
  • Rheindt, F.E., and J.A. Eaton. 2010. Biological species limits in the Banded Pitta Pitta guajana. Forktail number 26: 86-91.