Origin of pitta
Examples from the Web for pitta
For example, for someone who has a fiery nature or pitta dosha, Dr. Patel would recommend coconut oil, which is cooling.
The true ant-thrushes of the Old World belong to the genus Pitta.
The Blue-headed Pitta was abundant at the Kalabakan collecting locality, in primary forest.Birds from North Borneo|Max C. Thompson
It seems to me that the pitta dislikes cold and wind, and therefore naturally seeks any shelter that presents itself.
There is at least one favoured compound in Madras where a pitta, or possibly a pair of them, spends the cool-weather season.
It is strange that so retiring a bird as the pitta should find its way with such frequency into inhabited houses.