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Common Myna Acridotheres tristis tristis   - Behaviour
Common Myna
Photographer : © Viral Patel and Pankaj Maheria
Location :GMERS Medical College Campus, Dharpur, Patan, Gujarat, India
Date : 26 October 2018
English synonyms:Myna, Mynah, Common Mynah, House Myna, House Mynah, Indian Myna, Indian Mynah, Ceylon Common Myna (melanosternus)
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :We observed Common Myna is hunting for insect many time. This time we saw group of Common Myna in our backyard, foraging around a big bull in Cattle Egret style. Common Myna were move along with grazing bull and hunt insects. Some brave ones were catching bugs directly from bull’s skin. Its look like Bull was allowing their hunting on itself – mostly happy to get rid of some parasites. - VP & PM

This individual is an immature. - Ed.