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Common Mynah

Acridotheres tristis

FAMILY STURNIDAE
(MYNAS & STARLINGS)

Habitat: Urban and suburban open woodlands, cultivation and around habitation

Distribution: Native to Asia, now present in other parts of the world including Canada, Australia, Hawaii, South Africa  

Diet: Insects, arachnids, crustaceans, reptiles, small mammals, seeds, grain and fruits and discarded waste from human habitation

Distinguishing features: Brown body, bright yellow bill and legs, bare yellow patch behind the eye





10-Sep-2011
10-Sep-2011 Mynah  Pic: Sujesh S.
Pic: Sujesh S.

24-Jun-2011
24-Jun-2011 Mynahs