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  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)

 The Common Myna at Midway Atoll
Pyle (1982) estimated 200 mynas during his stay in the autumn of 1982, and recorded a high count of 128 individuals at the landfill dump.
On Oahu, Eddinger (1967:2) remarked, "The myna is a wary bird, and although man may be able to check its increase, extermination is practically impossible." Compared to mynas on Oahu, Midway's population is relatively small, less dispersed, and highly accessible.
It is unlikely that the beneficial aspects of myna presence at Midway outweigh their negative impacts, and continued expansion of the population may pose greater risk of irreversible damage.
mywebpages.comcast.net /salix/myna.htm   (1880 words)

 Common Myna - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis, is a myna, a member of the starling family.
It has extended its range into southeast Asia, and has been introduced widely elsewhere, including South Africa, Israel, Hawaii, North America (especially in southern Florida area), Australia (where it is considered to be one of the most invasive pests and voted one of the most unpopular [1]) and New Zealand.
The Common Myna screeches warnings to its mate or other birds in cases of predators in proximity.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Common_Myna   (330 words)

 MYNA - Bird of plenty
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.
The common myna of S Asia, genus Acridotheres, is smaller (10 in./25 cm) and not so good a mimic.
The Papuan myna is found on the islands of the S Pacific.
www.myna.ws   (136 words)

 Factsheets: Common Myna
The Common Myna is a member of the starling family.
The Common Myna is closely associated with human habitation along the east and south-east coasts of Australia.
In southern Asia Common Mynas are not generally considered to be pests, as flocks follow the plough to feast on the insects and grubs turned up with the soil.
www.austmus.gov.au /factsheets/common_myna.htm   (496 words)

 Common Myna
In eastern Australia feral mynas have become a major urban nuisance, pose potential health risks to humans and livestock and have serious, negative impacts on biodiversity.
Mynas in Australia are feral animals that can be legally destroyed, but are protected by law from cruelty.
This page describes how trapped mynas are humanely killed by a method that is considered to be humane by animal welfare organizations around the world.
sres-associated.anu.edu.au /myna/index.html   (336 words)

 AllRefer.com - myna (Vertebrate Zoology) - Encyclopedia
myna or mynah[both: mI´nu] Pronunciation Key, 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.
Mynas are classified in the phylum Chordata, subphylum Vertebrata, class Aves, order Passeriformes, family Sturnidae.
reference.allrefer.com /encyclopedia/M/myna.html   (230 words)

 Common Myna
The Common Indian Myna is a medium sized chocolate brown bird, about 12 cm tall, with a fl head and neck, a yellow beak, eye patch, feet and legs.
Mynas are distinctive, because unlike most birds, they move with a jaunty walk rather than hop.
Common Indian Mynas can be confused with Noisy Miners, Manorina melanocephala, a native Australian species that is also aggressive and often moves around in groups, as do Common Indian Mynas and they look superficially similar to them.
sres-associated.anu.edu.au /myna/identification.html   (264 words)

 CD Baby: MYNA: Echoes of the Dead
As a part of the indie rock world that's becoming increasingly trendy and less independent by the second, the trio's mission statement is simple: in the words of singer/guitarist Nathan Singleton, "We want to make music that's classic and timeless but also relevant and contemporary.
Myna was formed over the summer of 2002 in Commerce, Texas, where Singleton met bassist Blake Ball and drummer Jeremy Harrell at college.
Flamingo Cantina booking agent and local indie music aficianado says they "add a jagged punk edge to what is already a fantastic pop trio with hooks aplenty." Their recently self-released record "Echoes of the Dead" is already garnering local airplay and a buzz in the music crowds.
www.cdbaby.com /cd/myna   (327 words)

 Myna Fightback - April - Scribbly Gum - ABC Science Online
Closer to home, mynas love nesting in the roofs of houses, and the accumulated droppings and mites are a breeding ground for disease.
But mynas do have their weaknesses, and these have been cunningly exploited in a new trap specifically designed to catch the birds.
Myna traps are being tested throughout Canberra, as well as the NSW central coast, Coffs Harbour, and Taronga Zoo in Sydney, where mynas are vying with pigeons for the title of most annoying bird.
www.abc.net.au /science/scribblygum/april2004   (1998 words)

 The Common Myna - A Cane Toad on Wings
The introduction of the Common Myna occurred in south eastern Australia in1863 when 42 birds were released in Melbourne.
Common Mynas have been known to throw Crimson Rosella eggs out of a hollow in order to claim it as their own territory.
The spread of the Common Myna into further regions of the Shire is sure to have a detrimental effect on local birdlife, in particular those species that nest in hollows such as parrots, cockatoos and kookaburras to name but a few.
www.anglesea-online.com.au /wildLIFE/Common-Myna01.asp   (558 words)

 MYNA Toronto
Today MYNA Toronto is a subdivision that actively works in the Greater Toronto Area.
MYNA is an organization for youth, by youth.
One of the unique features MYNA offer is that its activities are organized by young people who have a connection with Muslim youth in Toronto.
myna-toronto.tripod.com   (274 words)

PayPal allows you to pay for your myna purchases with any major credit card or through your checking account.
if you have specific questions regarding the care of your myna bag, please e-mail us at the "contact us" page and we will be happy to answer your questions.
myna will never willfully sell, trade, rent, or otherwise transmit any of your personal information to a third party without first receiving your permission.
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 Common Myna,Acridotheres Tristis,Indian Maina,Common Myna In India
The ones found on the island country of Sri Lanka tend to be of a darker shade of brown.
Indian myna has a conspicuous white patch which shows when the bird is in flight.
This myna could be found in a groups or as pair, that is known to share domestic chores.
www.indiasite.com /wildlife/birds/indianmyna.html   (275 words)

 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.
Find newspaper and magazine articles plus images and maps related to "myna" at HighBeam.
Qld: Nth Qld federal MP calls on states to declare myna a pest
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-myna.html   (301 words)

 Indian myna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Mynas breed in hollows, including nestboxes, and they therefore compete with native cavity-breeders.
After many years of experimenting with different ways of controlling mynas in nestboxes, we have developed a two part solution to address this problem.
Additional information on mynas is available at http://www.anu.edu.au/srmes/wildlife/myna.html, which is the source of the above graphic (used with permission).
users.bigpond.net.au /ozbox/myna.htm   (288 words)

 The Next Level (tape) : Islamic Songs and Raps (MYNA Raps)
Basically MYNA Raps is just a bunch of youth who write songs about Islam and the struggle as young Muslims in America.
Despite the name MYNA Raps, we try to be as diverse as possible when producing an album.
The songs on MYNA Raps are geared to Muslim youth in this country.
www.islamicbookstore.com /n756.html   (777 words)

 UNEP-WCMC - Bali Starling (Myna)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
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)

 Amazon.com: myna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Myna Bird Mystery by Paul Berna and John Buchanan-Brown (Hardcover - Dec 31, 1970)
Starlings and Mynas by C.J. Feare, Adrian Craig, and Barry Croucher (Hardcover - Oct 31, 1998)
The dagger and the cup by Myna Lockwood (Unknown Binding - Jan 1, 1947)
www.amazon.com /s?ie=UTF8&search-alias=aps&keywords=myna&page=1   (237 words)

 What is MYNA: ISNA.net
Since its conception in December 1985 it has provided guidance, support, retreats, camps and many activities to its members.
In recent times however, MYNA is less visible.
A return of MYNA has been in the works and is launched now, with the achievements of the past and a hope for a dynamic, vibrant and rewarding future.
www.isna.net /services/youth/myna.html   (86 words)

 sell.com classifieds : member rating : myna
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 Environment ACT - Indian Myna Birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
The Indian Myna was introduced to the local region (Canberra) in 1968 where they have shown a distinct liking for urban backyards and woodland nature reserves.
Indian Mynas are very aggressive and intelligent birds that are known to evict native birds; including parrots, kookaburras and peewees from their nests, dump out their eggs and chase them away from their roosting areas.
The results of this trial suggested that, whilst trapping can have some impact on Myna numbers in the vicinity of traps, it may not be a practical method to eradicate or achieve a long-term reduction in Myna numbers on a broad-scale across Canberra.
www.environment.act.gov.au /yourenvironmenthwp/pests/indianmynabirds   (442 words)

 The Next Level :: SoundVision.com Shopping   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
MYNA Raps are the Muslim Youth of North America.
Using only synthesized purcussion and the human voice, they have taken the strict interpretation of the shari'ah with regard to what type of music is allowed.
However, while this would seem like a limitation to some, MYNA uses this to their advantage, and focuses on meaningful lyrics, and an expressive use of rhythm and rhyme.
www.soundvision.com /shop/pview.asp?item=2166-021   (246 words)

 MYNA :: We'll rule the universe one day, honest!!
Hey, this is MYNA's very own website, I'm afraid it is a little bit basic, but please don't let that put you off.
So, please feel free to have a good old wander round the sight, have a go on clicking on all the buttons, see what they do.
Myna has been formed for only 4 months now.
www.freewebs.com /myna/index.htm   (766 words)

 Birds of Love River: White-vented Myna - Acridotheres grandis
This is the same species as the Crested Myna (A. cristatellus), but is particularly adept at imitating the human voice.
These birds may be putting pressure on the survival of the local Crested Myna.
The clearest way to distinguish between these two very similar birds is by observing the undertail coverts (the feathers just under the tail): in the White-vented Myna these are all white; in the Crested Myna they have fl and white bars.
www.loveriver.info /06enoecology/enbirds_a4.htm   (103 words)

 MYNA.Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
MYNA Toronto is a subdivision that actively works in the Greater Toronto Area.
If your interested in joining MYNA or about any of our upcoming events, let us know asap by emailing us myna_toronto@hotmail.com.
Those who spend their wealth for the cause of Allah and afterward make not reproach and injury to follow that which they have spent; their reward is with their Lord, and there shall no fear come upon them, neither shall they grieve.
groups.msn.com /MYNA-Toronto/_whatsnew.msnw   (414 words)

 Central Coast Indian Myna Action Group
increase in population of the Indian Myna bird in this region.
The Indian Myna is a Native to India and Southern China and was Introduced into Australia in 1862,
The Indian Myna nests under roofs in dwellings, warehouses, loading docks and its nests are heavily infested with
www.ccimag.asn.au   (379 words)

 The Inner Struggle - Islamic Songs and Raps (tape) (MYNA Raps 3)
As-Sallamu Alaykum, This is MYNA RAPS III entitled the Inner Struggle.
This tape was funded by the Muslim Youth of North America or MYNA.
MYNA is not responsible for the enjoyment of this tape.
www.islamicbookstore.com /n6.html   (3710 words)

 MYNA.Toronto   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-31)
Throughout the year, MYNA runs and participates in many events that are designed to bring Muslim youth together.
In the past, MYNA has been successful in making the youth more aware of their deen while at the same time giving them the opportunity to create lasting friendships with other young Muslims.
The people you meet and the knowledge you gain is well worth the trip to come out to these events.
groups.msn.com /MYNA-Toronto   (121 words)

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