Yellow-faced Mynas or Mynahs

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Yellow-faced Mynah

Yellow-faced Mynah at nestThe Yellow-faced Myna or Mynah (Mino dumontii) is a starling found in New Guinea and nearby smaller islands, where it is found insubtropical or tropical moist lowland forest areas.

It formerly included the Long-tailed Myna as a subspecies.


Most individuals have dark brown or black plumage which has a metallic luster. They have bright yellow patches over their eye areas.

Diet / Feeding

Their diet consists of insects, spiders, lizards, frogs, eggs, nestling birds and fruit.

Species Research by Sibylle Johnson

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Yellow-faced Mynah
Yellow-faced Myna

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