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  Acridotheres tristis
  Family Name : Sturnidae

  Taxonomic Group : Vertebrates (Bird)

  Common Names : Common Myna, Indian Myna

Common Myna,Indian Myna
  • Description
    • Description :
      Plumage brownish; head and tail black; orbital skin yellow; wing patch white which is conspicuous in flight.
  • Ecology, Habitat & Location
    • Ecological Notes :
      Feeds mainly on the ground where it picks off insects, also takes many fruits from trees. Nesting site can be anywhere with a cavity into which it can pile nesting material, including cracks in buildings, air conditioning units or electrical boxes, also nests in coconut palms.
      Habitats :
      Parks & Gardens, Terrestrial, Urban
      Nature Reserves :
      Labrador Nature Reserve, Sungei Buloh Wetland Reserve
      Parks & Gardens :
      Admiralty Park, Ang Mo Kio Town Garden East, Ang Mo Kio Town Garden West, Bedok Reservoir Park, Bedok Town Park, Bishan Park, Bukit Batok Nature Park, Bukit Batok Town Park, Changi Beach Park, Choa Chu Kang Park, Clementi Woods Park, Esplanade Park, Fort Canning Park, Hong Lim Park, HortPark, Istana Park, Jurong Central Park, Kallang Riverside Park, Kent Ridge Park, Lower Seletar Reservoir Park, Mount Faber Park, National Orchid Garden, One-north Park, Pasir Ris Town Park, Pearl’s Hill City Park, Punggol Park, Raffles Place Park, Sembawang Park, Singapore Botanic Gardens, Sun Plaza Park, Tanjong Pagar Ricoh Park, Telok Blangah Hill Park, Tiong Bahru Park, Toa Payoh Town Park, Upper Peirce Reservoir Park, War Memorial Park, West Coast Park, Woodlands Town Garden, Yishun Park, Zhenghua Park, Pasir Ris Park
      Nature Areas :
      Kranji Nature Trail, Pulau Ubin
  • Status
    • Conservation Status :
  • References
    • Strange, S. & Jeyarajasingam, A. 1993. Birds: A photographic guide to the birds of Peninsular Malaysia and Singapore. Singapore: Sun Tree Publishing (S'pore) Pte Ltd. 258pp 

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