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  Hill Myna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa, is a member of the starling family.
This myna is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia and has been introduced to the USA.
The Hill Myna is a popular cage bird, renowned for its ability to imitate speech.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Hill_Myna   (259 words)

  
 Vietnam News : Bird fancier may hold the key to hill mynas’ survival
The hill myna would surely have something to say about the Vietnamese expression noi nhu khuou, which literally means to be as talkative as a songbird, but is used to refer to children and elderly people who are grandstanders or boasters.
The myna breeder said she is keen to co-operate with any domestic or foreign wildlife organisation that wants to learn her breeding technique with the aim of preventing their extinction in the wild by repopulating their native habitats.
"Hill mynas born in captivity are more intelligent and easier to teach to talk than those born in the wild, because they inherit the knowledge from their domesticated parents," Be reckons.
ecologyasia.com /news-archives/2002/sep-02/vietnam-news_020927_1.htm   (1304 words)

  
 Hill Myna Species Account - Florida Breeding Bird Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Hill Myna is the common talking myna of the pet trade.
The Hill Myna is native to southeastern Asia, from India to southern China, Indochina, and western Indonesia.
The Hill Myna was observed nesting in southeastern Florida by 1973.
www.floridaconservation.org /bba/himy.htm   (431 words)

  
 Myna: Facts and details from Encyclopedia Topic   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The common myna, acridotheres tristis, is a myna, a member of the starling family....
The crested myna (acridotheres cristatellus) is a kind of bird native to southeastern china and indochina....
The bali starling, or bali myna, leucopsar rothschildi, is a myna, a member of the starling family....
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/m/my/myna.htm   (800 words)

  
 hill - definition by dict.die.net
hill n 1: a local and well-defined elevation of the land 2: structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind" [syn: mound] 3: United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916) [syn: Hill, J.
Hilling.] To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
Authorized Version "hill" is correctly rendered in the Revised Version "ascent." (4.) In Luke 9:37 the "hill" is the Mount of Transfiguration.
dict.die.net /hill   (331 words)

  
 Myna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Myna   (165 words)

  
 MYNA - Bird of plenty   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
MYNA or MYNAH (both: m´n), 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 common myna of S Asia, genus Acridotheres, is smaller (10 in./25 cm) and not so good a mimic.
myna.ws   (136 words)

  
 AllRefer.com - myna (Vertebrate Zoology) - Encyclopedia
Most familiar is the hill myna, Gracula religiosa, a large (12–15 in./30–38 cm), glossy fl bird with yellow head wattles.
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.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/myna.html   (230 words)

  
 hill figure - Hutchinson encyclopedia article about hill figure   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Nearly 50 hill figures are known in Britain, of which all but four are on the southern chalk downs of England.
Other hill-figure designs include the Long Man of Wilmington on Windover Hill, East Sussex; crosses, such as the Bledlow and Whiteleaf crosses on the Chiltern Hills; a collection of military badges made at Fovant Down, Wiltshire (1916); an aeroplane, and a crown.
This male figure, 55 m/180 ft in height, is ithyphallic (with an erect penis) and holds a great club in his right hand, his left hand being outstretched as though in the act of grasping.
encyclopedia.farlex.com /hill+figure   (646 words)

  
 Hobson Jobson Dictionary
The common myna is the Acridotheres tristis of Linn.; the southern Hill-Myna is the Gracula, also Eulabes religiosa of Linn.; the Northern Hill-Myna, Eulabesintermedia of Hay (see Jerdon's Birds, ii.
M'Crindle (Invasion of India, 186) is in favour of the Myna.
118) is inclined to identify this with the Myna, and notes that one of the earliest figures of the bird is by Eleazar Albin (Nat.
dsal.uchicago.edu /cgi-bin/philologic/getobject.pl?c.1:1:632.hobson   (545 words)

  
 Definition of Hill from dictionary.net
To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
Hill myna (Zo["o]l.), one of several species of birds of India, of the genus Gracula, and allied to the starlings.
Hill tit (Zo["o]l.), one of numerous species of small Asiatic singing birds of the family Leiotrichid[ae].
www.dictionary.net /hill   (198 words)

  
 Hill Myna - TheBestLinks.com - Asia, Animal, Bird, Chordate, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hill Myna, Asia, Animal, Bird, Chordate, Carolus Linnaeus, India, Indonesia...
The Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa, is a myna, a member of the starling family.
This bird is a common resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from India and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia, and has been introduced to the USA.
www.thebestlinks.com /Hill_Myna.html   (262 words)

  
 Honeymoon Thailand - Honeymoon Packages
A stockily built bird, the hill myna has glossy fl plumage, with bright golden-yellow wattles on the head and a conspicuous white patch on each wing.
A noisy, sociable bird, it lives in small groups of up to 6 outside the breeding season, occasionally gathering in larger groups at feeding trees.
Hill mynas have a wide repertoire of calls, but although "myna birds" are first-rate mimics in captivity, they do not mimic sounds in the wild.
www.honeymoonthailand.com /hill_myna.html   (155 words)

  
 FanFiction.Net : Dictionary & Thesaurus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hill partridge (Zool.), a partridge of the genus Aborophila, of which numerous species in habit Southern Asia and the East Indies.
[1913 Webster] From WordNet (r) 2.0 : hill n 1: a local and well-defined elevation of the land 2: structure consisting of an artificial heap or bank usually of earth or stones; "they built small mounds to hide behind" [syn: mound] 3: United States railroad tycoon (1838-1916) [syn: J.
MT From U.S. Gazetteer Counties (2000) : Hill -- U.S. County in Texas Population (2000): 32321 Housing Units (2000): 14624 Land area (2000): 962.360148 sq.
www.fanfiction.net /dictionary.php?word=hill   (391 words)

  
 ADW: Gracula religiosa: Information
Gracula religiosa (otherwise known as the Common Hill Myna, Common Grackle, or the Talking Myna) is native to eastern India, southern China, Indochina, Thailand, Malaysia, and the Phillippines.
The myna is common at forest edges, clearings or thinned areas, and cultivated areas such as coffee plantations (Feare, 1999).
Although the Hill myna doesn't have an original song, it is one of the most famous songbird mimics.
animaldiversity.ummz.umich.edu /site/accounts/information/Gracula_religiosa.html   (773 words)

  
 Myna Mysql Is Fast, Robust, Reliable Open Source Database. Myna. Mysql <webmaster@mysql.gr.jp>
MYNA (Muslim Youth of North America) is an organization awareness in Muslim youth.
The Lesser hill myna, the Common hill myna and the Greater hill myna.
The mynas are part of the family Sturndidae, along with the starlings.
www.99hosted.com /names3531.html   (268 words)

  
 BIRDCHAT archives -- June 1999, week 4 (#11)
Hill Myna 4 (Talking Myna) Gracula religiosa Heard calling from the treetops at Temple Tiger Lodge.
There were so many mynas coming in to roost each evening at Chitwan NP that we couldn't identify them all.
HILL PRINIA 1 (Black-throated Hill Prinia) Prinia atrogularis Seen singing from a distant shrub-top near Khare.
listserv.arizona.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9906d&L=birdchat&F=&S=&P=1031   (4351 words)

  
 hill   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
hil, hul, AS hyll; akin to OD hille, hil, L. collis, and prob.
Every mountain and hill shall be made low --Is. xl 4.
They are easily taught to speak many words [Written also {hill mynah}.] See {Myna}.
www.beetfoundation.com /words/h/hill.html   (361 words)

  
 Help stop mining in Niyamgiri Hills
The top of this hill is proposed to be mined by Vedanta Alumina Ltd, a subsidiary of Sterlite India ltd for Bauxite which will be used for their 1 million tonne alumina refinery to be set up in Lanjigarh, a Schedule V area.
Niyamgiri hills are home to a number of vulnerable wildlife species including tiger, leopards, elephant, sloth bear, pangolin, palm civet, giant squirrel, mouse deer and sambhar, etc, most of which are in the IUCN red list of endangered species.
Niyamgiri hills are also home for rare birds like Hill Myna and Hornbill and are one of the few habitats in Orissa for the King Cobra.
www.indianjungles.com /190705e.htm   (1141 words)

  
 Chapter MYNA <i>to</i> MYSORE THORN of M by The Hobson Jobson Dictionary
Chapter MYNA to MYSORE THORN of M by The Hobson Jobson Dictionary
The common myna is the Acridotheres tristis of Linn.; the southern Hill-Myna is the Gracula, also Eulabes religiosa of Linn.; the Northern Hill-Myna, Eulabes intermedia of Hay (see Jerdon’s Birds, ii.
1878.—“The myna has no wit.…His only way of catching a worm is to lay hold of its tail and pull it out of its hole,— generally breaking it in the middle and losing the bigger half.”—Ph.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/260/1280/20124/1.html   (802 words)

  
 Hill Myna and Common Myna.   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
Hill Mynas don't normally feed on the ground, it is possible to see one on the ground but I bet it is not feeding.
I have seen HILL MYNAS only two times nesting in man made cavities, all of the rest were in nature cavities.
HILL MYNAS occur from Homestead to at least North Miami, they used to occur father north.
www.tropicalaudubon.org /tasboard/messages/4476.html   (328 words)

  
 I'll Fly Away   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
The Encyclopaedia Britanicca defines the myna (or mynah) as an Asian bird of the family Sturnidae(order Passeriformes) of somewhat crowlike appearance.
Known academically as Gracula Religiosa & colloquially in it's native Indi as the grackle the hill myna is acknowledged as the best talker of all.
In true American showbiz style they concieved a plan to train several dozen more mynas &/or parrots to form a huge gospel choir, but sadly for them Jazzbo's talent appeared to be unique in the natural world.
www.nugrape.net /fly.htm   (3434 words)

  
 BIRDCHAT archives -- November 1997, week 5 (#32)
The Common Myna is a different species altogether from the Hill Myna.
The Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) is a relatively new release/escape.
(Unlike the Hill Myna.) Thus, the Common Myna is probably more deserving of a place on the ABA list than the Hill Myna.
listserv.arizona.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9711e&L=birdchat&F=&S=&P=2140   (343 words)

  
 myna - definition by dict.die.net   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
myna n : tropical Asian starlings [syn: mynah, mina, minah, myna bird, mynah bird]
In habits they resemble the European starlings, and like them are often caged and taught to talk.
See Hill myna, under Hill, and Mino bird.
dict.die.net /myna   (61 words)

  
 BIRDCHAT archives -- June 1999, week 4 (#11)
WHITE-VENTED MYNA 5 Acridotheres grandis Seen on wires along the highway to and from the airport in Bangkok.
All others were on the hill near Khare west of Pokhara.
This is the only case we noticed where the illustration in Birds of Nepal was better than in Birds of the Indian Subcontinent, probably because the breeding plumage is portrayed in the former and winter plumage in the latter.
listserv.arizona.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9906d&L=birdchat&F=&S=&P=1031   (4351 words)

  
 The Hindu : Young World : The Nawab's garden
A heart-warming tale of a father's love for his motherless daughter, The Myna from the Peacock Garden begins Katha's series of translations for young readers.
And his daughter wants a hill myna for a pet.
Unable to afford such an expensive pet, he takes one from the nawab's collection reasoning that with 40 mynas flitting around the cage no one would take an exact count.
www.hindu.com /yw/2006/04/21/stories/2006042100100800.htm   (233 words)

  
 Hill - Definition of Hill by Webster Dictionary
Hill - Definition of Hill by Webster Dictionary
A natural elevation of land, or a mass of earth rising above the common level of the surrounding land; an eminence less than a mountain.
The earth raised about the roots of a plant or cluster of plants.
www.webster-dictionary.net /definition/Hill   (205 words)

  
 Mynas Bali Myna msg taxonomy msg regnum...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-08)
"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.
Southern Hill Myna Southern Hill Myna, Gracula indica
www.biodatabase.de /Myna   (220 words)

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