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Javan Myna

Acridotheres javanicus

Description:

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.

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Javan Myna
Acridotheres javanicus Javan Myna


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6 Comments

irwanjasmoro
irwanjasmoro 10 years ago

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

Hema
Hema 10 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!


iamcherreymaiya
iamcherreymaiya 10 years ago

Thanks a lot MikeWolstencroft!!

MikeWolstencroft
MikeWolstencroft 10 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
IzabelaCichocka 10 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
Hema 10 years ago

It looks very much like a Myna bird.

iamcherreymaiya
Spotted by
iamcherreymaiya

Singapore, Singapore

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

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