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Jungle Myna Pictures and Detail (Acridotheres fuscus)

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Jungle Myna Jungle Myna Pictures and Detail- Around us, we can find many birds and even among common birds, we can find many varieties. The same is true for Myna birds. Earlier, I shared with you Pied Myna , Common Myna , Bank Myna  and Brahminy Mayna . Now it is time for Jungle Myna. From the name of Jungle Myna, we can conclude that this Myna is found in the Jungle alone; however, it is not true. This Myna is commonly found in the jungle, however, we can find in good numbers around civilization.  Jungle Myna cooling itself in water Pot I got a chance to do the all this photoshop of Jungle Myna from my village and city homes. Jungle Myna can be seen with common myna looking for food. In a big group, we can find both common myna and Jungle myna. Though, Jungle Myna are not as common as the common myna and we don't find them very often. However, with some patience, we can easily find some of Jungle Myna around us.  It is common to find Jungle Myna in pairs or gr

Pied Myna or Asian Pied Starling Pictures and Detail

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Pied Myna or Asian Pied Starling Pied Myna or Asian Pied Starling Pictures and Detail- Today, it's time for another Myna i.e. Pied Myna or Asian Pied Starling. The last Myna, I shared with you were Brahminy Myna , Bank Myna and Common Myna . Like the other Mynas, Pied Myna is also a common bird; however, less common than other Common Myna and Bank Myna. These are very social birds and from the last two years, I am seeing a pair of Pied Myna making nest at the same location. These birds are slightly shy than the common myna and avoid coming close to humans. However, they also live near to humans and we can find them near the human population in villages and cities.  They also love to eat human food leftover by them. It is a routine at our home to give morning first chapatis to the crows and other birds and sometimes, Pied Myna do come to eat the chapatis.  A Pied Myna or Asian pied starling The scientific name of Pied Myna is Gracupica contra.  Pied Myna belon

Brahminy Starling (Myna) Pictures and Detail (A bird with Elongated Feathers)

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Brahminy Starling (Myna) Pictures and Detail Brahminy Starling (Myna) Pictures and Detail-  Today, I will be discussing third Myna, which is called Brahminy Starling or Brahminy Myna. Earlier, I wrote about Bank Myna and Common (Indian) Myna .  Like these Myna, Brahminy Myna can be commonly seen in many places. Like the other Myna, these are also not much shy of humans and they come close to human beings.  The scientific name of Brahminy Myna is Sturnia pagodarum and they belong to sterling family. Mostly, we see them in pairs or in a group of birds. Brahminy Myna belongs to the Indian Subcontinent and we can find them in countries like India, Nepal, Sri Lanka and some parts of Pakistan.  Brahminy Starling (Myna) Front View Like the Common Myna, they also like to live close to human habitats and we can easily observe them in cities and villages. In winters these birds visit hot places like Sri Lanka and in summers, they go to cold places like the Himalayas. The

Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Picture and Detail

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Bank Myna  Bank myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) Picture and Detail  As you go deep into the world of birds, then you witness a great variety of birds. I never though earlier that so many kinds of Myna lives around us. Around the world, we can find two dozen myna. The first myna, I shared with you was Common Myna and now, I am going to share Bank Myna and which is also called Sharak in Punjabi.  Initially, I thought that it is a jungle Myna because of its resemblance to it; however, on closer look, I found that there is a difference in color of bleak and skin around its eye. On some study, I found that It is bank myna. The scientific name of this myna is Acridotheres ginginianus.  Bank Myna  Like the Common Myna, Bank Myna also doesn't fear much from human and therefore, you get a nice chance to take its pictures. The brick red color of its bleak and skin around eyes is the main indicator that it is Bank myna. Also, there is no white patch on the wings of Bank

The Common (Indian) Myna Pictures and Detail (Acridotheres tristis)

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The Common (Indian) Myna Pictures and Detail (Acridotheres tristis) As the name suggests, this bird is very common in India and it is one of the most invasive birds in the present world. Common Myna is one such bird that makes her presence felt to you by coming very close to humans.  A Pair of a Common Myna  In India, we can find this bird in a big number with other species and subspecies of it. Common or Indian Myna is one bird about which a maximum number of people must have knowledge that they exist because they are everywhere and they have best adapted themselves to the urban lifestyle. These birds can be truly said to be the competitor of crows because they can be seen fighting with crows for the food items.  Close up Common Myna The scientific name of these birds is Acridotheres Tristis and they belong to the Sturnidae family of birds. Common Myna is native birds of Asia; however, now this bird is found in most parts of the world and in Australia, it