March 11, 2016 – Yellow-faced Myna, Orange-faced Grackle, Orange-faced Myna, or Papuan Myna (Mino dumontii)

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These mynas are found in forests, partly cleared areas, and savannas of New Guinea and small nearby islands. They eat fruit and berries, often foraging with other frugivorous birds, and also catch some insects. They use sticks, twigs, and green leaves to build their nests in tree cavities and may breed cooperatively. Often seen in pairs or family groups, they sometimes form flocks of up to 200 birds while roosting. They are known for being noisy and have nasal, croaking calls.

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