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Gray-black nestling ~ 5 inches long with yellow beak and legs.
Suburban area on tropical upland plateau.
Spotted, while out walking the granddog, in distress on the ground at the edge of a landscaped area beneath a tall palm tree (image 1 and "A" in image 2). Nearby was a dead nestling of the same species ("B" in image 2) and the remains of their nest. If I read the signs properly, tree trimmers dislodged the nest and its occupants when they removed fronds from the palm tree (the nest was within debris from the crown of the tree). Even though mynah birds are invasive, I figured that wasn't the nestling's fault and decided to see if I could nurture it until it fledged. I put it, atop the remnants of its nest (less its dead sibling), into a plastic bucket, and took it home (image 3). I believe its taken some water, but not much food, so the eventual outcome is in doubt. In the near term though, the nestling has been a source of interest both to my two-year-old granddaughter, who asked --smart girl--"Where's its mommy?", and to the granddog (image 4) who, apparently not considering the nestling as prey, made no attempt to eat it.