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Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis

Description:

Brown with black head, bare patch of yellow skin around eye, white wing patch; Tail is short and dark with white tip. Bill and legs are yellow. They are omnivorous, searching for fruits, insects, small lizards, carrion, and, scraps. Breading extends from February to August; Raise one to three broods. Two to five eggs are incubated in their nest for over 13 days and nesting fleddge after 29-35 days.

Habitat:

Mynas ar esocial bird usually seen in groups, their habitat is mainly urban and suburban areas.

Notes:

This bird was introduced from India to hawai'i in 1865 to control insect pest.

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2 Comments

Eduardo.Rodriguez
Eduardo.Rodriguez 10 years ago

lol, sí!

El es como presentadito pero tambien es bastante rapido y se pasaba brincando para alejarce de uno. A mi me gusto mucho el Myna, en Hawaii estan choretos, los hay por casi todas las esquinas pero yo nunca lo habia visto uno antes de ir a Hawaii.

TaniaSaís
TaniaSaís 10 years ago

Que gracioso! Tiene porte como de presentao! Hahah

Eduardo.Rodriguez
Spotted by
Eduardo.Rodriguez

Honolulu, Hawaii, USA

Spotted on Jun 30, 2014
Submitted on Jul 12, 2014

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