Acridotheres grandis, Frederic Moore, 1858
(In Thai: นกเอี้ยงหงอน)
The great myna (Acridotheres grandis), also known as the white-vented myna, is a species of starling in the family Sturnidae. It is found in Northeast India, through Bangladesh to Southeast Asia.
It is black with elongated forehead feathers, forming a frontal crest that may curl backwards. Its beak and feet are yellow. It has white from the vent to the tip of the tail and a white wing patch.
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Category / Seasonal Status
BCST Category: Recorded in an apparently wild state within the last 50 years
BCST Seasonal status: Resident or presumed resident
- Acridotheres grandis
- Great myna
- White-vented myna
- Thai: นกเอี้ยงหงอน
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