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

Javan Myna

Acridotheres javanicus


black head, with small feathers between the head and its yellow beak.. gray body with black tails . looking at the two birds, they may have white spots on their wings down to their tail.

1 Species ID Suggestions

Javan Myna
Acridotheres javanicus Javan Myna

Sign in to suggest organism ID


irwanjasmoro 9 years ago

these birds are rarely seen here in java, except in a rural region or near forests..

Hema 9 years ago

very similar to Indian Myna.
We school girls had a rhyme for them
One for sorrow ,
Two for joy,
three for letter ,
four for toy.
five for silver ,
six for gold,
seven for a secret that is never to be told.
there are two in this picture!!!!
Hope fully they will bring you a lot of joy!

Thanks a lot MikeWolstencroft!!

MikeWolstencroft 9 years ago

Very common in Singapore, and very entertaining. When it's really hot they goose step around with their beaks open. One of my favorite local birds.

IzabelaCichocka 9 years ago

about my shot got very close to it with my phone yes i Think is very poisonus type see really lots of them here dont know how to coment back under your comment sorry :)

Hema 9 years ago

It looks very much like a Myna bird.

Singapore, Singapore

Spotted on May 1, 2010
Submitted on May 26, 2011

Related Spottings

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

Nearby Spottings

Rock Dove Fern Spotting Spotting
Noah Guardians
Noah Sponsors