(Last Updated on : 29/01/2016)
Jungle Myna is an Indian bird
that bears a scientific name "Acridotheres fuscus
" is a Myna. Jungle Myna is a member of the starling family.
Breeder of Jungle Myna
Jungle Myna is a common resident breeder in tropical southern Asia from Nepal, Bangladesh, Pakistan, India and Burma east to Indonesia.
Habitat of Jungle Myna
Jungle Myna is a common passerine which is typically found in forest and cultivation. The Jungle Myna builds a nest in hole. The normal clutch is three to six eggs.
Size of Jungle Myna
Jungle Myna is a bird of 23-centimetre (9.1 in). It is a long bird that has grey plumage, darker on the head and wings. There are large white wing patches obvious in flight, and a white tail tip. The head has a forehead tuft. The bill and strong legs are bright yellow, and there is no bare skin around eye. The southern Indian race has a blue iris. The sexes are similar, but juveniles are browner. They are usually found close to water or rice fields.
Feeding of Jungle Myna
Jungle Myna is fairly omnivorous, eating fruit, grain and insects. In many parts of Asia, they are kept as pets. As a result, escaped birds have formed feral populations in many countries such as Taiwan.
Concentration of Jungle myna
Jungle Myna is found in the Indian states like Arunachal Pradesh
, Bihar Chhattisgarh
, Madhya Pradesh
and Tamil Nadu