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  myna - HighBeam Encyclopedia
MYNA [myna] or mynah, common name for a type of Asian starling found chiefly in India and Sri Lanka and known for its power of mimicry.
The Papuan myna is found on the islands of the S Pacific.
Mynas are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Passeriformes, family Sturnidae.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-myna.html   (328 words)

 Bali starling - Leucopsar rothschildi: More Information - ARKive
The Bali starling is one of the rarest birds in the world and relatively new to science being first described in 1912 by Walter Rothschild (3), from whom the bird gains its specific name.
Endemic to the island Bali in Indonesia and previously found throughout the northwest third of the island (4).
Despite ongoing conservation efforts the Bali starling is now believed to be extinct in the wild (7), and the future of Bali's national bird looks increasingly bleak.
www.arkive.org /species/GES/birds/Leucopsar_rothschildi/more_info.html   (530 words)

 Bali Mynah (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Bali Mynah is nearly all white except for its fl wingtips and blue skin patches around the eyes.
Bali Mynahs are classified under the CITES Appendix I which lists the most critically endangered animals.
Bali conservationist are trying to make the people more aware of what is happening to their native birds and to show them ways to help protect their native species.
www.honoluluzoo.org.cob-web.org:8888 /bali_mynah.htm   (555 words)

 Myna - Encyclopedia, History, Geography and Biography
The mynas (also spelled mynahs) are part of the family Sturndidae, along with the starlings and oxpeckers.
This is a group of passerine birds which occur naturally only in eastern Asia, although several species have been introduced to North America and New Zealand, and the Common Myna to south-eastern Australia, where it is regarded as a pest species.
Their flight is strong and direct, and they are gregarious.
www.arikah.net /encyclopedia/Myna   (166 words)

 Bali Merdeka Tours & Travel - Destination - Bali - History about Bali
Surprisingly, the rich Bali was among the last areas in Indonesia to be occupied by the Dutch and only came under their colonial rule after prolonged resistance.
In northern Bali is a west to east volcanic chain as high as 1,500 - 3,000 m.
The Bali Aga are regarded (by the common Balinese called "Wong Mojopahit") as "sudras" or "casteless", though non is untouchable.
www.bali-merdekatours.com /destinations/bali/history.html   (1035 words)

 Indonesia 1997
Six were at Bali Barat NP and one was at Pantus, Bali.
All were on Bali in the lowlands of Bali Barat NP.
One was at Bali Barat NP, four were on Komodo Island, and one was near Bambor, Flores.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/tripreports/Indonesia97.html   (7053 words)

 UNEP-WCMC - Bali Starling (Myna)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Monitoring of the Myna population, and better enforced protection from poaching is required to assist population recovery.
The small size of the present population means that it will rapidly lose genetic variation, unless the supply of reintroduced birds is continued.
The present range of the Bali Myna lies within the Bali Barat National Park.
www.unep-wcmc.org /species/data/species_sheets/grackle.htm   (311 words)

 Birding on Bali
The Bali Barat National Park is located on the north west tip of Bali.
At Tegal Bunder it is possible to visit the Bali Myna project release centre.
If you want to see the Bali Myna it is best to write in advance to make an appointment, you need special permission.
www.indo.com /birding/bsites.html   (643 words)

 Resources on Bali Myna academic institutions
Table of Contents for Feare, C. and Craig, A.: Starlings and Mynas...
Postcards from Australia III:...as it had before--a small city set down in the middle of Bali Hai, all...
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mongabay.org /conservation/Bali_Myna.htm   (308 words)

 Mynas Bali Myna msg taxonomy msg regnum...
"Mynas" Bali Myna msg:taxonomy msg:regnum:Animal Animalia msg:Phylum:Chordata Chordata msg:Classis:Aves Aves msg:Ordo:Passeriformes Passeriformes msg:Familia†:"Sturnidae Sturnidae" Genera Genera "Acridotheres" "Ampeliceps" "Mino" "Gracula" "Enodes" † See also Starling Starling, Oxpecker Oxpecker The "mynas" are part of the family "Sturndidae", along with the starling starlings and oxpecker oxpeckers.
This is a group of passerine passerine bird birds which occur naturally only in eastern Asia Asia, although several species have been introduced to North America North America and the Common Myna Common Myna to south-eastern Australia Australia, where it is regarded as a pest species.
Sri Lanka Myna Sri Lanka Myna, Gracula ptilogenys
www.biodatabase.de /Myna   (220 words)

 Birdwatching Trip Report from Java, Bali and east Sumatra (Way Kambas)
In Bali and east-Java it was always very hot and very dry.
This park is situated at the north west tip of Bali near the village of Gilimanuk.
Here is a large aviary where the Bali Mynas are kept before they are released.
www.birdtours.co.uk /tripreports/indonesia/tour3/tour-july-02.htm   (5780 words)

 Indonesia Tour #1 (Java and Bali), 2005
Indonesia is comprised of three main faunal areas: the Greater Sundas (Sumatra, Java, Borneo and Bali), Wallacea (Lesser Sundas, Sulawesi and the Moluccas), and Irian Jaya (West New Guinea).
Of special interest is the Bali Myna, a mystical white creature now reduced to only a few individuals in the wild.
BALI BARAT NATIONAL PARK (27/28 July) is the last stand of the Bali Myna.
www.kingbirdtours.com /itineraries/javabali05it.html   (1651 words)

 This is our Time
They included PPLH Bali staff (Gus Oka), youth and teachers from Srswati Secondary School who joined in the School Link Program that was coordinated by PPLH Bali.
There are 250 species of bird here and one endemik and endangered species of bird live here, the Bali Starling which is also known as the Bali myna or Jalak Bali (Leucopsar rotschildi).
This is an economic problem and the government has not been able to enforce the laws to protect the bird and the park.
www.timeproject.org /Content/Utils/ContrDetail.asp?itemid=469   (290 words)

Yellow-faced Myna, Mino dumontii\n* Golden Myna, Mino anais\n* Long-tailed Myna, Mino kreffti
Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa\n* Southern Hill Myna, Gracula indica\n* Enggano Myna, Gracula enganensis\n* Nias Myna, Gracula robusta\n* Sri Lanka Myna, Gracula ptilogenys
White-vented Myna, Acridotheres grandis\n* Crested Myna, Acridotheres cristatellus\n* Javan Myna, Acridotheres javanicus\n* Pale-bellied Myna, Acridotheres cinereus\n* Jungle Myna, Acridotheres fuscus\n* Collared Myna, Acridotheres albocinctus\n* Bank Myna, Acridotheres ginginianus\n* Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis\n* Vinous-breasted Starling or Vinous-breasted Myna, Acridotheres burmannicus\n* Black-winged Starling or Black-winged Myna, Acridotheres melanopterus
encyclopedia.codeboy.net /wikipedia/m/my/myna.html   (272 words)

 Bali Starling - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Bali Starling, Leucopsar rothschildi also known as Rothschild’s Mynah, Bali Mynah or Bali Myna is a medium-sized, up to 25cm long, stocky myna, almost wholly white with a long, drooping crest, fl tips on the wing and tail.
This rare bird, Bali's only endemic species, was discovered in 1910.
The last stronghold of Bali Starling is at Bali Barat National Park.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Bali_Starling   (199 words)

 Armed Raid on Bali Myna project (via CobWeb/3.1 planetlab2.cs.virginia.edu)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
In late 1999, an armed gang raided the Bali Myna Leucopsar rothschildi breeding facility in West Bali National Park and stole around half of the captive breeding stock.
The Bali Myna (sometimes referred to as Bali Starling or Rothschild's Myna) is a Critically Endangered species that at one time numbered as few as 13 individuals in the wild, although there is much larger population in captivity (many of them held illegally).
Many of the released birds are still surviving and the current free-flying population is estimated to be 37 birds.
www.birdlife.org.cob-web.org:8888 /news/news/2000/06/15.html   (187 words)

 Myna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The mynas are part of the family Sturndidae, along with the starlings and oxpeckers.
The Coleto and the two Saroglossa starlings are included because of their position in the taxonomic list.
Wapipedia > Index > M > My > Myna
www.wapipedia.com /wikipedia/mobiletopic.aspx?cur_title=Myna   (185 words)

 Where do you want to go birding in Indonesia today?
John, an authority on the culture of Bali, is very involved with environmental and conservation issues, and is working on several books about birds and other Balinese wildlife.
Jimbaran, between Denpasar, the capital of Bali, and Nusa Dua, the 'foot' of the island.
Bali's sacred mountain, Gunung Agung can be seen from the verandah of the Lodge, boats rest on the bays of Jimbaran and Benoa in the foreground, and the airport lies only ten minutes away.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/asiaindonesia.htm   (2845 words)

 391. The rarest bird in the world Photo | TrekNature
This is not a Zoo shot, the photo was taken by me inside Bali Barat National Park at the Bali Starling breeding center, where government and WWF is making desperate efforts in protecting this specie.
Reason: the price of a Bali Starling is the average salary of an entire Indonesian family for five years Ive been told, more like her weight in gold!
The Bali Starling Leucopsar rothschildi or in Indonesian jalak bali also known as Rothschild’s Mynah or Bali Myna is a medium-sized, up to 25cm long, stocky myna, almost wholly white with a long, drooping crest, fl tips on the wing and tail.
www.treknature.com /gallery/Asia/Indonesia/photo74889.htm   (511 words)

 Highbeam Encyclopedia - Search Results for myna
myna MYNA [myna] or mynah, common name for a type of Asian starling found chiefly in India and Sri Lanka and known for its power of mimicry.
Most familiar is the hill myna, Gracula religiosa, a large (12-15 in./30-38 cm), glossy fl bird with yellow head wattles.
The membranes of the syrinx are controlled by slender muscles;
www.encyclopedia.com /SearchResults.aspx?Q=myna   (290 words)

 Starlings: Birds
Bali Mynah (Leucopsar rothschildi) - Text and Images.
Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi) - Text and Image.
Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) - Images and Sound.
www.infochembio.ethz.ch /Links/en/zool_voegel_stare.html   (310 words)

 WORLDTWITCH - Indonesia - Seeing Bali Mynah by Dave Sargeant
We saw three Bali Starlings relatively easily and also recorded Beach Thick-knee and Great-billed Heron.
Black-winged Starlings were hard to find and look set to become the next Bali Starling along with Java Sparrow (which we could not find at all).
39 captive Bali Starlings taken in armed robbery at Bali Barat National Park in November 1999; developers building villas within the National Park.
www.worldtwitch.com /bali.html   (479 words)

 Expeditions & Special Events Indonesia - Birdwatching Expedition
Java, the political, cultural, economic and population centre of the country has a bird list of 473 species, 28 of which are endemic, while Bali's list stands at 317, the only endemic, the unique Bali Starling or Rothchild’s Mynah (Leucospar rothschildi).
Added into the mix is also the unmisseable culture of the Indonesian people to appreciate, whether it be shadow puppet plays in Java (wayang golek) or everyday ceremonial processions in Bali, this is more than just a tour for the birds.
Pulau Menjangan is a small island that belongs to the reserve with some very beautiful coral reefs, it is also a good spot for Lemon-bellied White-eye.
www.symbiosis-travel.com /adventure/indonesia/javabird.htm   (1192 words)

 RedOrbit - Reference Library
The Bali Starling (Leucopsar rothschildi), also known as the Bali Myna, is a myna and a member of the starling family.
This bird is common to the island of Bali in Indonesia.
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www.redorbit.com /education/reference_library/?article_id=1180   (158 words)

 Mangoverde World Bird Guide Species Page: Bali Myna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Mangoverde World Bird Guide Species Page: Bali Myna
World Bird Guide :: Starlings :: Bali Myna
Alternate common name(s): White Myna, Rothschild's Myna, Rothschild's Mynah, Bali Starling
www.mangoverde.com /birdsound/spec/spec190-52.html   (58 words)

 Bali Birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Large-billed Crow, Mangrove Information Centre (the only corvid I saw)
The nearly extinct Bali Myna (aka Bali Starling), at Taman Burung Bird Park
Drongo - possibly Raquet-tailed - at the Bird Park
homepage.mac.com /stewart.ford/photography/PhotoAlbum12.html   (41 words)

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