Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis - Martin triste

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sturnidés

  • Genus
    :

    Acridotheres

  • Species
    :

    tristis

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1766

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 82 à 143 g
Longevity

12 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) is a species of bird in the Sturnidae family.

Subspecific information 2 Subspecies

  • Acridotheres tristis tristis (s Kazakhstan, Turkmenistan and e Iran to s China, Indochina, Malay Pen. and s India)
  • Acridotheres tristis melanosternus (Sri Lanka)

Foreign names

  • Martin triste,
  • Miná común,
  • Mainato,
  • Hirtenmaina,
  • pásztormejnó,
  • Treurmaina,
  • Maina comune,
  • Brun majna,
  • Hyrdestær,
  • škorec hnedý,
  • majna obecná,
  • Maina,
  • pihamaina,
  • Indiese Spreeu,
  • minà comú,
  • Hjarðmænir,
  • majna brunatna,
  • parastā maina,
  • žalostna majna,
  • Обыкновенная майна,
  • インドハッカ,
  • 家八哥,
  • นกเอี้ยงสาริกา,
  • 家八哥,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Forest : Subtropical/Tropical Mangrove Vegetation Above High Tide Level ; Shrubland : Temperate ; Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Dry, Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Plantations, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

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