Where have our Common Mynas gone?

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“The Common Myna (Acridotheres tristis) has become decidedly uncommon in Singapore. I wonder if foreign talent has displaced local talent even in beachcombing. “Some years ago, our good webmaster raised the question of whether Common Mynas were decreasing. At that … Continued

An eggshell in the garden…

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Every now and then I stumbled upon an eggshell in my garden (above). The shell is light blue on the outside and white on the inside. Obviously it is from the egg of the Javan Myna (Acridotheres javanicus). It is … Continued

Javan Myna takes a gecko

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“I did a quick search and mynahs eating geckos have not been documented on BESG. Hence I’m sending you some pictures I took of the event. Unfortunately I did not witness the Javan Mynah (Acridotheres javanicus) actually hunting the gecko, … Continued

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