Mino (bird)

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Mino
Yellow-faced Myna.jpg
Yellow-faced myna
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Mino
Lesson, 1827
species

M. dumontii
M. anais
M. kreffti

Mino is a genus of mynas, birds in the starling family. These are the largest of the starlings, and are found in tropical moist lowland forests in Papua New Guinea and neighbouring islands. The members of the genus are:

The long-tailed myna was formerly considered a subspecies of the yellow-faced myna.

References[edit]

  • Feare, Chris; Craig, Adrian (1999). Starlings and Mynas. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-7136-3961-X.