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Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa intermedia  
Common Hill Myna
Photographer : © Supriyo Ghoshal
Location :Botanic Garden, Shibpur, Howrah, West Bengal, India
Date : 14 October 2017
English synonyms:Hill Myna, Hill Mynah, Common Hill-Myna, Eastern Hill Myna, Indian Hill Myna, Indian Hill Mynah, Grackle, Common Grackle, Southern Grackle, Talking Myna, Talking Mynah, Enggano Hill Myna (enganensis), Nias Hill Myna (robusta), Flores Hill Myna (venerata)
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Birds photographed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands appear to be closely similar to the mainland subspecies intermedia. Whether this is due to individual variation in the resident subspecies andamanensis or there has been an influx from the mainland, possibly via imported cagebrids which subsequently escaped, needs further investigation.
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