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Indian Myna

Acridotheres tristis

Description:

The Common Myna is readily identified by the brown body, black hooded head and the bare yellow patch behind the eye. The bill and legs are bright yellow. There is a white patch on the outer primaries and the wing lining on the underside is white. The sexes are similar and birds are usually seen in pairs

Habitat:

The Common Myna thrives in urban and suburban environments.

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5 Comments

Zulkifly Amir
Zulkifly Amir 11 years ago

cool. thanks Ashish

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Indian or common is same..do not confuse...
Acridotheres tristis
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Common_Myna...

Zulkifly Amir
Zulkifly Amir 11 years ago

is there different Common Myna with Indian Myna?
nice photo by the way

Ashish Nimkar
Ashish Nimkar 11 years ago

Yes..got exact shades...in shadow area..!!

alicelongmartin
alicelongmartin 11 years ago

Nice.

Kevin Kavi
Spotted by
Kevin Kavi

Mumbai, Union Territory of Dādra and Nagar Haveli, India

Spotted on Aug 27, 2010
Submitted on Jun 7, 2011

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