Guardian Nature School Contact Blog Project Noah Facebook Project Noah Twitter

A global citizen science platform
to discover, share and identify wildlife

Join Project Noah!
nature school apple icon

Nature School For Teachers - Fall 2020 Launch! visit nature school

Indian Myna

Acridotheres tristis

Description:

Chocolate-coloured bird. It has white wing patches, yellow bill, and yellow legs. It makes a distinctive sound as it takes flight. Bold bird.

Habitat:

Urban residential neighbourhood. This bird has adapted well to towns and cities. It is a bit of an omnivore and likes the fruits I put out.

Notes:

In India we say One for Sorrow, Two for Joy...etc...when we see a flock of these birds. Often in pairs and sometimes bald. Bald: https://www.projectnoah.org/spottings/43...

Species ID Suggestions



Sign in to suggest organism ID

No Comments

SukanyaDatta
Spotted by
SukanyaDatta

Kolkata, West Bengal, India

Spotted on Dec 16, 2020
Submitted on Dec 16, 2020

Related Spottings

Common Myna Common Myna salik [jungle myna ] Acridotheres fuscus. Acridotheres tristis 家八哥

Nearby Spottings

Oriental Magpie Robin (male) Lime Butterfly caterpillar Jumping Spider Chestnut-tailed Starling
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors