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Yellow-faced Myna

Yellow-faced Myna

Scientific name: Mino dumontii
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae

A species of starling in the Sturnidae family. It is found in Indonesia, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands. Its natural habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forests.

They are social and omnivorous. Their diet often consists insects and fruit. Most individuals have dark plumage which has a metallic luster.

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Canon EOS 10D ,Canon EF 70-200mm f/2.8L IS USM
1/60s f/5.0 at 98mm (EF 70-200mm + EF 1.4x TC) ISO 800 with Flash full exif

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Sam 11-Oct-2006 00:55
Beautiful pic, beautiful bird.
a 25-Sep-2006 16:52
it seems the myna is about to speak in our language. fantastic picture!