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Indian myna

Acridotheres tristis

Description:

The Common Myna is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind the eye. The bill and legs are bright yellow. There is a white patch on the outer primaries and the wing lining on the underside is white. The sexes are similar and birds are usually seen in pairs. It is a species of bird native to Asia with its initial home range spanning from Iran, the entire South Asia including Pakistan, India, Nepal, Bhutan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka; as well as Turkmenistan, Afghanistan, Kazakhstan, Myanmar, to Malaysia, Singapore, peninsular Thailand, Indo-China and China. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Myna...

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1 Comment

Wild Things
Wild Things 9 years ago

Beautiful bird!

Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jun 15, 2012
Submitted on Jul 15, 2012

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