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  Hill Myna   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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.
www.beautyofbirds.com /hillmynas.html   (287 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   (155 words)

  
 Hill Myna - TheBestLinks.com - Asia, Animal, Bird, Chordate, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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.
The Hill Myna is a popular cage bird, renowned for its ability to imitate speech.
www.thebestlinks.com /Hill_Myna.html   (271 words)

  
 Hill Myna -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa, is a (Tropical Asian starlings) myna, a member of the (Gregarious birds native to the Old World) starling family.
This common (Perching birds mostly small and living near the ground with feet having 4 toes arranged to allow for gripping the perch; most are songbirds; hatchlings are helpless) passerine is typically found in forest and cultivation.
Like most starlings, the Hill Myna is fairly (additional info and facts about omnivorous) omnivorous, eating (The ripened reproductive body of a seed plant) fruit, (Fruit juice especially when undiluted) nectar and (Small air-breathing arthropod) insects.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/H/Hi/Hill_Myna.htm   (367 words)

  
 FanFiction.Net : Dictionary & Thesaurus   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Hill myna (Zool.), one of several species of birds of India, of the genus Gracula, and allied to the starlings.
Hill partridge (Zool.), a partridge of the genus Aborophila, of which numerous species in habit Southern Asia and the East Indies.
Hill tit (Zool.), one of numerous species of small Asiatic singing birds of the family Leiotrichid[ae].
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 TrekNature | Hill Myna Photo
The Hill Myna is a member of the starling family.
This myna is a resident breeder in tropical southern Asia and Sri Lanka east to Indonesia.
This is the first time for me to see the Southern hill myna - Gracula religiosa indica so thanks for the introduction.
www.treknature.com /gallery/Europe/Germany/photo98216.htm   (400 words)

  
 Hill Myna Species Account - Florida Breeding Bird Atlas   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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.
wld.fwc.state.fl.us /bba/himy.htm   (431 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.
Hill, James Jerome Hill] 4: risque English comedian (1925-1992) [syn: Hill, Benny Hill, Alfred Hawthorne] 5: (in baseball) the slight elevation on which the pitcher stands [syn: mound, pitcher's mound] v : form into a hill
Hilling.] To surround with earth; to heap or draw earth around or upon; as, to hill corn.
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 Common
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis (1766) The Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis, is a Sri Lanka.
Southern Common Cuscus The Southern Common Cucus (Phalanger intercastellanus) is also known as Grey Cuscus, Grey Phalan...
Streatham Common Streatham Common is a large open space on the southern edge of London Borough of Lambeth.
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 hill
The way was difficult and rugged, (running along) a bank exceedingly precipitous, which rose up there, a hill -like wall of rock, 10,000 cubits from the base.
Coventry's accuracy was made in the course of a late afternoon walk to the quiet old church of San Miniato, on one of the hill -tops which directly overlook the city, from whose gates you are guided to it by a stony and cypress-bordered walk, which seems a very fitting avenue to a shrine.
No spot is more propitious to lingering repose than the broad terrace in front of the church, where, lounging against the parapet, you may glance in slow alternation from the fl and yellow marbles of the church facade,
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 Chapter MYNA <i>to</i> 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.
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.
www.bibliomania.com /2/3/260/1280/20124/1.html   (792 words)

  
 Feral Birds   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Most of these localized populations are found in southern California and southeastern Florida, both because of their hospitable climates and because Miami and Los Angeles are major importation centers for the pet trade derived from Latin America and from tropical Asia and Australia, respectively.
The species is native to temperate regions of southern South America, so that unlike most parrots, it is not dependent on tropical climatic conditions.
The Java Finch and Indian Hill Myna, both popular as pets, are also feral in the Miami area.
www.stanfordalumni.org /birdsite/text/essays/Feral_Birds.html   (1113 words)

  
 Myna - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, Asia, Animal, Bird, ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
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Myna, Australia, Asia, Animal, Bird, Chordate, New Zealand, North America...
The mynas are part of the family Sturndidae, along with the starlings and oxpeckers.
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 Mynah Bird   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
It breeds from southern Ethiopia to Kenya, generally in holes in termite nests.
The Hill mynah is a stout, glossy fl bird with a white speculum on the wing and a yellow bill.
The Hill mynah is noted for its great learning ability and is a popular cage-bird in its native land, India and Sri Lanka.
www.honoluluzoo.org /mynah_bird.htm   (464 words)

  
 Search Results for myna -¬†Encyclop√¶dia Britannica
The hill mynah (Gracula religiosa) of southern Asia, called the grackle in India, is...
The Garo Hills in the west rise abruptly...
The seeds of endemic plant species were carried to Hawaii by birds, winds, or currents and tides, bringing about extensive forestation, shrubbery, and grasslands, where soil and precipitation were...
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 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.
(The Common Myna is, appropriately from its name, one of the most numerous species in Hawaii.) As Mort pointed out, the Common Myna is becoming fairly widespread in southern Florida.
listserv.arizona.edu /cgi-bin/wa?A2=ind9711e&L=birdchat&F=&S=&P=2140   (343 words)

  
 ACT
Common Myna Acridotheres tristis Very common in lowland areas, with records from Gorumara and Mahakal Trail, and also seen at Sandakphu.
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.
They were feeding in a heavily-forested valley and were seen together in flight on a number of occasions, their calls echoing against the hills.
www.actnowornever.org /birding_in_nb7.html   (773 words)

  
 The Birds in Poetry and of Yore
The tota here is Alexandrine parakeet (better known as Heeeraman in Hindi), and the myna here is not the abundant Indian Myna but Hill Myna (pahadi myna).
The hill myna is slightly larger than our common myna, with trade mark orange yellow wattles on the head.
Hill myna is delicate, a prized cage bird before the advent of Manekaji.
www.sawf.org /newedit/edit03212005/reflections1.asp   (1223 words)

  
 Old Magazine House   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The construction is rugged and made in the local style with sleeping facility for up to 4 adults and has a full-fledged bathroom attached to each hut.
These huts are located on a slope, overlooking the forested hill ranges.
A two hour trek around the upper ridge of the camp ends with a breathtaking view of Supa Reservoir to the west.
www.junglelodgesmagazinehouse.com   (891 words)

  
 Birds Observed in Southern Thailand
Note: The next Southern Thailand trip is scheduled for January 2002.
My wife, Sally, and I accompanied Kasma and (her husband) Michael on a wonderful excursion through southern Thailand this year (18 January-16 February 2000).
The next Southern Trip is scheduled for January, 2002.
www.thaifoodandtravel.com /travel/birds.html   (221 words)

  
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The North-eastern hills along Nagaland enclose the South-eastern sides of the upper Brahmaputra Valleywhile the Greater Himalaya and its foothills are positioned such that the monsoon clouds get trapped in Upper Assam causing extremely heavy rainfall.
In all the valleys of Arunachal Pradesh opening to the West, particularly in the southern segment in which the Diyun valley lies, rain occurs most heavily for almost 8 months of the year with a short winter (October-January) being comparatively dry.
North Indian Tropical Moist Deciduous Forests On alluvial flats, along rivers and stream banks and on the hill slopes, moist deciduous forests with most of the species in the top storey shedding their leaves, are found.
www.princeton.edu /~vivekt/trips/Namdhapa93.html   (2587 words)

  
 Ornitholidays tour Sri Lanka   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Common Mynas and Large-billed Crows flew over to roost and amongst the Indian Swiftlets Jim found a single Little Swift, but the nearest we got to an owl was briefly hearing a Collared Scops Owl.
Elsewhere in the gardens were Southern Hill Myna, Black-hooded Oriole, White-throated Kingfishers and, although not avian, a large Giant Fruit-bat roost.
The return to the hotel was early for we were to visit the Temple of the Tooth before dinner, for the evening ceremony, in which the doors to the antechamber that contains the casket that holds one of Buddha’s teeth, rescued from his funeral pyre, are opened.
www.birdtours.co.uk /ornitholidays/srilanka.htm   (9816 words)

  
 Ethan Frome
The pollution due to the blasting of the mines using dynamite, the pelletization plants, the waste dumping activities and the heavy vehicles which are used to carry the ore load, is gradually degrading the quality of the forests.
However, when we moved forward such that the other side of the hill was visible, the same bird was spotted again.
And there were lonely spots atop Gangrekal hills, where there was a lonely butterfly, basking high up on the tree.
home.att.net /~spiderhunters/attachments/kudremukh.htm   (2537 words)

  
 Sundarbans   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
1) The Sundarbans, the 10,000 km2 mangrove forest on the southern edge of the Ganges-Brahmaputra-Menhga delta in India and Bangladesh, is an open, dynamic, heterogeneous ecological system that is resilient to disturbance from within the forest and waterways, but sensitive to disturbance from the outside, particularly to changes in the flow of fresh water.
This preliminary assessment indicates there is a high turnover rate among the habitats concerned and that high B-diversity is reflected in the fauna lists because of high species habitat specificity.
Ungulates in southern Asia: a consideration of biomass estimates for selected habitats.
www.smartoffice.com /Tiger/Seidensticker.html   (5782 words)

  
 Braille Monitor, February '00   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
Myna makes a pair of light, compact, convenient, and reliable glucose meter speech modules.
The Myna Corporation offers the Voice-Touch speech synthesizers for $225 for One Touch II or Profile, the LifeScan meters alone for $135 (One Touch II) or $109 (Profile).
Myna's instructional cassettes and large-print instructions clearly explain the speech modules but do not describe operation of the LifeScan glucose monitors.
www.nfb.org /bm/bm00/bm0002/brlm0002.htm   (21153 words)

  
 Starlings
Most species nest in holes, laying blue or white eggs.
Many Asian species, particularly the larger ones, are called mynas, and the members of the African genus Lamprotornis are known as glossy starlings because of their iridescent plumage.
Asian Pied Starling, Sturnus contra (sometimes placed in Acridotheres) : The Asian Pied Starling or Pied Myna is a kind of starling found in south Asia.
www.avianweb.com /starlings.html   (596 words)

  
 REPORT OF THE WINTER SYMBIOSIS 93 AT THE NAMDAPHA TIGER RESERVE ARUNACHAL PRADESH, INDIA 18-26 DECEMBER 1993   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The North-eastern hills along Nagaland enclose the South-eastern sides of the upper Brahmaputra Valley while the Greater Himalaya and its foothills are positioned such that the monsoon clouds get trapped in Upper Assam causing extremely heavy rainfall.
This type of forest is found in the Diyun Valley and in the hills up to a certain elevation.
On alluvial flats, along rivers and stream banks and on the hill slopes, moist deciduous forests with most of the species in the top storey shedding their leaves, are found.
userpages.umbc.edu /~sjoshi1/mirror/namrep.shtml   (2600 words)

  
 Tour Details   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-27)
The southern half of this green and beautiful island continues to attract many western visitors, and has fortunately been largely spared the effects of the secessionist struggles of the Tamils in the north.
If we have time we will make a short visit this afternoon to the southern sector of the park where extensive open areas and tracts of jungle are enriched by the presence of high, windswept coastal dunes, lagoons, water-holes, swamps, ribbons of gallery forest along the rivers and rocky outcrops.
At Wellawaya we turn into the hills, climbing up through the upper Kirindi Oya valley past the scenic Rawana Ella falls and a series of sheer rock faces.
www.birdquest.co.uk /tours_easybird_detail.cfm?TourID=394   (2259 words)

  
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Source: Channelnewsasia, 20 Oct 2005 [edited] The infected birds were hill myna, red-billed leiothrix and fl-naped oriole, according to the [Animal and Plant Health Inspection and Quarantine] bureau's director Sung Hua-tsong.
It was the 2nd time Taiwan had seized pet birds smuggled from mainland China since coastguards launched a dragnet in August [2005] to crack down on the illegal trade.
According to encyclopaedic data, Hill myna is a starling, _Gracula religiosa_,family: Sturnidae, order: Passeriformes, native to Europe and North America.
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