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  Jungle Myna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Jungle Myna, Acridotheres fuscus, is a myna, a member of the starling family.
This common passerine is typically found in forest and cultivation.
Like most starlings, the Jungle Myna is fairly omnivorous, eating fruit, grain and insects.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Jungle_Myna   (222 words)

 Myna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The mynas (also spelled mynahs) are part of the family Sturnidae, 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   (161 words)

 PNG minister says violence claims are exaggerated
The Myna Bird Control Working Group says total eradication of the jungle myna and the common myna is not feasible because myna numbers are so high.
Mynas have taken over the pulu trees of Apia annoying business owners and pedestrians with deafening noise at sunset.
The jungle myna was introduced in 1965, the common variety in 1988, both to control pests.
www.rnzi.com /pages/news.php?op=read&id=10956   (207 words)

 Wildlife Sanctuaries
This bird sanctuary is a peninsular land of 25 sq.
The most notable of the indigenous birds are Malabar grey hornbill, grey jungle fowl, heron, egret, jungle myna, wood pecker, rose winged and blue winged parakeet.
Sambar, spotted deer, jungle cat, lion-tailed macaque, common otter, sloth bear etc. are also seen.
binukalayil.tripod.com /wildlife.htm   (808 words)

 Samoa guide. 40. Samoa's starlings
The Common Myna is brownish fl, with a yellow bill and a yellow patch of bare skin around the eye.
The Jungle Myna is similar, but is darker and slimmer, with an orange beak and no yellow skin around the eye.
The Common Myna is a major pest in many parts of the Pacific, including New Zealand, Hawaii, Fiji, Cook Islands, and French Polynesia.
www.nps.gov /npsa/5Atlas/partzn.htm   (1146 words)

 phorum - BirdsofBombay - [birdsofbombay] Common Myna harassing Jungle Owlet
There were a pair of Mynas harassing the owlet pair.
You have just witnessed a classic case of Nest site poaching, Mynas are notorious for it, one of Nature's many ways i suppose.
Myna's in my opinion rank after crows in the bullying department.
www.surfbirds.com /phorum/read.php?f=44&i=2830&t=2830   (1030 words)

Jungle Owlet Glaucidium radiatum: Seen well in daytime at Nagarhole, and then some good looks at Periyar where the birds are of a very rufous race malabaricum that seem to show similarities to the Sri Lankan Chestnut-backed Owlet.
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus: Not uncommon on the mainland in both open and wooded country.
Jungle Prinia Prinia sylvatica: One was seen in the Chinnar Wildlife Sanctuary, and then another en-route to Madurai.
www.shortwing.co.uk /pages/tripDetails.asp?id=56   (9682 words)

Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Very common in lowland areas, with records from Gorumara and Mahakal Trail, and also seen at Sandakphu.
Jungle Myna Acridotheres fuscus Two seen near Gorumara Jungle Camp on 21/11 and two en-route from there to Lava on 23/11.
Hill Myna Gracula religiosa First seen were 12 at Gorumara Jungle Camp on 21/11 with sightings also from Gorumara National Park and Chapramari the following day.
www.actnowornever.org /birding_in_nb7.html   (773 words)

 Jungle Lodges in India - Kerala - Muthanga / Thekkady / Periyar   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Jungle Lodges in India - Kerala - Muthanga / Thekkady / Periyar
The animal population of the sanctuary comprise Elephant, tiger, Panther, jungle cat, civet cat, monkeys, wild dog, bison, deer, bear, etc. inhabit the sanctuary.
A Crocodile Rearing Centre, Deer Farm and Lion Safari Park are the the attractions nearby.
www.nivalink.com /jungle/kerala.html   (665 words)

 Karnataka Wilderness Tourism - 100 Birds of Bangalore City
Seen during twilights near forest edges and scrub jungles.
Found in pairs in wooded jungle and shrubs.
Seen in scrub jungle in pairs or small parties.
www.karnatakawildernesstourism.org /default.asp?id=20   (3010 words)

 Pune Alive - Avifauna Around Pune
Even in terrestrial habitats, exclusive species are wanting though few species such as sparrow, crow and common myna are preferential of human habitations, being commensals of humans.
According to a survey made by one of the authors (SN), the average bird density within the city was 2.75 birds per hectare against 0.8 birds per hectare beyond the city’s eastern outskirts.
Spatial and Temporal Fluctuations in the Population of Indian Myna Acridotheres trisits (Linn.) in Pune.
www.ranwa.org /punealive/pabirds.htm   (2186 words)

 BIRDCHAT archives -- September 1998, week 4 (#85)
Went to Tiger Camp (a small jungle resort between Ramnagar and Garjia, just outside the SE boundary of the park).
During lunch saw a female RED TURTLE DOVE on a telephone wire and 2 males that I assumed were vying for her affections.
This watchtower, which is basically an enclosed platform on a large fig tree, overlooks a bend in a mountain stream that flows down from the interior of the park.
listserv.arizona.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9809d&L=birdchat&F=&S=&P=5782   (3899 words)

 birding facts Birding Resources by the Fat Birder
At the Bali Starling Pre-Release Centre, formerly caged birds are introduced to the food sources of the natural environment and encouraged to nest in native trees before being released around Taman Nasional Bali Barat national park...
In its native India the Common Myna is called the Farmer`s Friend because it eats insects that destroy crop plants.
Common Mynas were brought to Melbourne in 1862 to reduce insect pests in market gardens and they were then taken to many other places in Australia, including north Queensland, where it was thought they would control insect pests of sugar-cane.
www.fatbirder.com /species_and_families/passerines/sturnidae.html   (266 words)

 idukki wildlife sanctuary kerala, idukki wild life sanctuary, forest in kerala, jungle resorts near idukki wildlife ...
idukki wildlife sanctuary kerala, idukki wild life sanctuary, forest in kerala, jungle resorts near idukki wildlife sanctuary
Among the mammals, Elephants, Bison, Sambhar, Deer, Wild Dogs, Jungle Cats, Tiger, Wild Boar etc reptiles such as Cobra, Viper, Krait and a large number of non- poisonous snakes can be seen.
Jungle Fowl, Myna, Laughing Thrush, Black Bulbul, Peafowl, Woodpecker, Kingfisher etc also inhabit the place in large numbers.
www.india-tours.com /wildlifeinindia/idukki.htm   (177 words)

 thattekad bird sanctuary kerala, thattekad wild life sanctuary, forest in kerala, jungle resorts near thattekad bird ...
This bird sanctuary is the house to the both resting indigenous birds and water birds.
The indigenous birds found mostly there are Malabar Grey hornbill, Grey jungle fowl, heron, egret, jungle myna, wood pecker, rose winged and blue winged parakeet.
The important species of birds here are Indian rollers, Cuckoos, Common Snipes, Pheasants, Jungle Nightjars, Kites, Grey Drongos, Malabar Tro, Woodpeckers, Large Pied Wagtails, Baya Sparrows, Grey Jungle Fowls, Hill Mynas, Robins, Jungle Babblers, Sundries and Darters.
www.india-tours.com /wildlifeinindia/thakketad.htm   (243 words)

 Karnataka Wilderness Tourism - 101 Birds of Bandipur National Park
Looks like Indian Myna, but without the naked yellow patch around the eye.
A jet-fl myna with bright orange-yellow patches of naked skin and fleshy wattles on sides of head and nape.
Appearance very much like a hen of jungle fowl.
www.karnatakawildernesstourism.org /default.asp?id=1   (2998 words)

 Idukki - Kerala tourist Place
Most of the tourist attractions le is that different regions in Idukki have the ideal climate and ambience to embrace thriving vegetation and exotic wildlife.
There are plenty of sanctuaries and national parks and most of them arrange tours, jungle walks and safaris for tourists.
The 360sq kms of dense forest in the The Periyar Wildlife Sanctuary provides home to a wide variety of remarkable birds like Malabar Grey Hornbill, Grey Jungle Fowl, Heron, Egret, Jungle Myna, Wood Pecker, Rose Winged and Blue Winged Parakeet, Ceylon Frog-Mouth and Rose Billed Roller.
www.cocohol.com /kerala_tourism/idukki-tourism.php   (1421 words)

 Himalayan Birds tour, Packages India,Corbett National Park,Tiger tours,Elephant safari in India,Indian Birds ...
Dove, Brown Fish Owl, and Black-headed Oriole to Plumbeous and White-capped Redstarts, Himalayan Rubythroat, Velvet-fronted Nuthatch, and Himalayan Bulbul.
Birding in the lower jungle track along the Ramganga river is very rewarding for water birds such as river lapwings, waders, mergansers and other waterfowl.
While relaxing at the lodge or visiting the grasslands one can see large-tailed nightjar, jungle owlet, spot-bellied owlet, grass owl, common and white-tailed stonechat, fl francolin, purple and crimson sunbird, golden-fronted leafbird, fl-shouldered kite, hen harrier, changeable hawk-eagle etc.
www.indianwildlife.org /birds-watching-tour/himalayan-birding-tour.html   (1097 words)

 IndiaBirds.com - Discussion Forum - Post a message
Post a Message in reply to "Jungle myna juvenile plumage: yellow throat patch?" - Job K Joseph
This is a photo of a juvenile jungle myna(?) taken
BOIB and Inskipp et al say that the juvenile jungle myna has a greyish throat & breast.
www.indiabirds.com /discussion/post.asp?InReplyTo=322   (149 words)

 Idukki Wildlife Sanctuary,Idduki Wildlife Tours,Tours to Idukki Wildlife,Wildlife Tours Idukki,Idukki Wildlife,Wildlife ...
There is a scenic lake around the sanctuary, covered by an enchanting canopy of tropical ever-green and deciduous trees, and offers boat rides.
Elephants, bisons, bear, wild boars, sambar wild dogs, jungle cats, tiger, wild boar etc are seen here apart from various species of snakes including cobra, viper, kraits and numerous non-poisonous ones.
Birds include jungle fowl, myna, laughing thrush, fl bulbul, peafowl, woodpecker, kingfisher etc.
kerala-hub.com /travel-destinations/idukki/idukki-wildlife.html   (277 words)

 Birdquest, Trip Report   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Water levels in the reservoir were low, giving us the opportunity to view mammals and large waterbirds from the station compound, while excursions by jeep, elephant and on foot, took us through the mosaic of forest and grassland that makes this area of the park so interesting.
Highlights included Jungle Owlet, White-rumped Needletail, Pallas's Fish Eagle, three Cinereous Vultures, a vagrant juvenile Pied Harrier, several contacts with Himalayan Flameback and the diminutive Collared Falconet, Jungle Myna, Bright-headed Cisticola, and Crested and Chestnut-eared Buntings.
Both Painted Spurfowl and Jungle Bush Quail showed well again, as did a superb pair of White-naped Woodpeckers, two Brown Fish Owls coming to roost, several Brown Crakes, two Jungle Prinias, and a tame party of Tawny-bellied Babblers.
www.birdquest.co.uk /trip_reports_detail.cfm?ReportID=191   (1762 words)

 phorum - MalayBirders - [birders] Jungle Myna in Selangor
as we know, jungle myna did not do well in the south and also in
This is the first time i saw a myna which
i can eb more confirmed that it is a Jungle.
www.surfbirds.com /phorum/read.php?f=45&i=8700&t=8700   (124 words)

 Birding India Tours :: Birding Trip Reports :: North East India (Februry 2003) by Jan Vermeulen
The Western range at Baghori is the shortest run, but great for rhinos and buffaloes.
Hair-crested Drongo, Greater Racket-tailed Drongo, Ashy Woodswallow, Rufous Treepie, Grey Treepie, House Crow, Large-billed Crow, Spot-winged Starling, Common Hill Myna, White-vented Myna, Jungle Myna, Common Myna, Asian Pied Starling, Chestnut-tailed Starling, Eurasian Tree Sparrow, Baya Weaver, White-rumped Munia.
Accommodation: The River Island Camp in the reserve, however just before we arrived at Dibru-Saikhowa the separatists had attacked a military camp in the neighbourhood and the police did not permit that foreigners would camp in the reserve.
www.allindiabirding.com /trip_reports_jan_vermeulen_ne_india2.html   (792 words)

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Jungle Bush-Quail is the safest best, but who knows.
Prinia inornata (N) Plain Prinia Plain Wren-warbler(S) Prinia socialis Ashy Prinia Ashy Wren-warbler(S) Prinia sylvatica Jungle Prinia Jungle Wren-warbler Bannerghata.
Acridotheres ginginianus Bank Myna (S) Acridotheres tristis Common Myna (S) Sturnus contra Asian Pied Starling Pied Myna Sturnus pagodarum Brahminy Starling Only place I saw then was where I know they are a given.
www.princeton.edu /~vivekt/trips/Delhi-Banglore96.html   (2512 words)

 Goa 1997
We had some trouble in separating the fast flying sunbirds; first we thought that all of them were Purple Sunbirds but after a while we realised that most of them were Purple-rumped.
Jungle Myna has crest and no red-yellow area around eye, the bill is 75% yellow.
Jungle Crow is of course fl but also bulkier (more raven-like) and has a harsher call.
www.camacdonald.com /birding/tripreports/Goa97.html   (2934 words)

 Bird Watching Tour,Birdwatching Tour India,Bird Watching Tour at Himachal Pradesh,Bird Watching Tours
Jungle Lore:- Offers complete information and organizes Birdwatching Tours in india, Birding in India, Indian Birds, Birds in India, Package Tours for Bird Watching, Birding Travel in India, wildlife tours in India and other indian wildlife Travel packages.
Bird walk towards the Great Himalayan National Park and afternoon downstream walk along river Tirthan.
One can expect to see yellow-billed blue magpie, brown dipper, Asian brown and paradise flycatcher, jungle myna, Asian barred owlet, common kestrel etc. Overnight in Tirthan Orchards.
www.junglelore.com /north-india-tour-packages/birding-at-himachal-pradesh.htm   (1091 words)

 Starlings and Mynas of Thailand   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-30)
Asian Pied Myna / Gracupica contra S : 22 -25
Jungle Myna / Acridotheres fuscus S : 24
Common Myna / Acidotheres tristis S : 25
www.zyworld.com /NAKARIN/plate126starlingsmynas.htm   (162 words)

 Birds: Sturnidae
Basilornis galeatus Meyer, A. B., 1894 - Helmeted Myna
Gracula ptilogenys Blyth, 1846 - Sri Lanka Myna
Acridotheres albocinctus Godwin-Austen & Walden, 1875 - Collared Myna
www.phthiraptera.org /Birds/Passeriformes/Sturnidae.html   (262 words)

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