Golden-crested myna

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Golden-crested myna
Golden crowned Myna.jpg
Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Order: Passeriformes
Family: Sturnidae
Genus: Ampeliceps
Blyth, 1842
A. coronatus
Binomial name
Ampeliceps coronatus
Blyth, 1842

The golden-crested myna (Ampeliceps coronatus) is a species in the starling and myna family, Sturnidae. It is found from north-eastern India through Indochina and has been introduced to the British Indian Ocean Territory. Its main habitat is subtropical or tropical moist lowland forest, but it is also found in heavily degraded former forest.[1]


  1. ^ a b BirdLife International (2012). "Ampeliceps coronatus". IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2013.2. International Union for Conservation of Nature. Retrieved 26 November 2013.

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