Golden-crested Myna (Ampeliceps coronatus)

Interesting :

Smaller then Hill Myna, with smaller pinkish bill which dark basally. Small, pale yellow wing patches in flight. Male : glossy black plumage with yellow crown, sides of head and throat Female like male, but yellow on head restricted to crown and to diamond-shaped patch on throat. Sides of head black. Juvenlie : head black, with yellowish white lores and throat patch; breast with faint whitish streaks.

Habitat :

evergreen and mixed deciduous forests from plains to 800 m. Uncommon resident. Forest, Artificial/Terrestrial

Behavior :

a higher-pitched, more metallic whistle then Hill Myna and a bell-like note.

Current Status :

Leaet Concern


CLASS : Aves

ORDER : Passeriformes

FAMILY : Sturnidae

GENUS : Ampeliceps

SPECIES : Golden-crested Myna (Ampeliceps coronatus)

Conservation status : Least Concern

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Update : 11 April 2017