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Common Myna

Acridotheres tristis

Native to southern Asia, Common Mynas have been sold as cage birds all over the globe. Escapees from captivity have established feral populations in many regions of the world, including southern Florida, where the species is now thriving in cities and suburbs.
Family Starlings and Mynas
Native to southern Asia, Common Mynas have been sold as cage birds all over the globe. Escapees from captivity have established feral populations in many regions of the world, including southern Florida, where the species is now thriving in cities and suburbs.
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Illustration © David Allen Sibley.
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Text © Kenn Kaufman, adapted from
Lives of North American Birds

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Songs and Calls
Wide assortment of high-pitched chattering notes; a loud, scolding radio-radio-radio.
Audio © Lang Elliott, Bob McGuire, Kevin Colver, Martyn Stewart and others.
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How Climate Change Will Reshape the Range of the Common Myna

Audubon’s scientists have used 140 million bird observations and sophisticated climate models to project how climate change will affect this bird’s range in the future.

Zoom in to see how this species’s current range will shift, expand, and contract under increased global temperatures.

Climate threats facing the Common Myna

Choose a temperature scenario below to see which threats will affect this species as warming increases. The same climate change-driven threats that put birds at risk will affect other wildlife and people, too.

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