Crested Myna

Acridotheres cristatellus - Martin huppé

Systematics
  • Order 
    :

    Passeriformes

  • Family
    :

    Sturnidés

  • Genus
    :

    Acridotheres

  • Species
    :

    cristatellus

Descriptor

Linnaeus, 1758

Biometrics
  • Size
    : 25 cm
  • Wingspan
    : -
  • Weight
    : 100 à 120 g
Longevity

11 years

Geographic range

Distribution

Description identification

Crested Myna (Acridotheres cristatellus) is a species of bird in the Sturnidae family.

Subspecific information 3 Subspecies

  • Acridotheres cristatellus cristatellus (s and se China)
  • Acridotheres cristatellus brevipennis (Hainan I.. off se China. and Indochina)
  • Acridotheres cristatellus formosanus (Taiwan)

Foreign names

  • Martin huppé,
  • Miná crestado,
  • Mainato-de-poupa,
  • Haubenmaina,
  • bivalymajna,
  • Kuifmaina,
  • Maina crestata,
  • *Större tofsmajna,
  • Krøllstær,
  • škorec chochlatý,
  • majna chocholatá,
  • Topmaina,
  • riisimaina,
  • minà crestat,
  • majna czubata,
  • cimeņmaina,
  • Хохлатая майна,
  • ハッカチョウ,
  • 八哥,
  • นกเอี้ยงหงอนก้นลาย,
  • 八哥〔冠八哥〕,

Voice song and cries

Habitat

Grassland : Subtropical/Tropical Seasonally Wet/Flooded ; Artificial/Terrestrial : Arable Land, Pastureland, Rural Gardens, Urban Areas

Geographic range

Illustration

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