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Common Hill Myna Gracula religiosa intermedia   - Adult
Common Hill Myna
Photographer : © Avinash Bhagat
Location :Kitam Bird Sanctuary, South Sikkim DIstrict, Sikkim, India
Date : 4 May 2016
English synonyms:Hill Myna, Hill Mynah, Common Hill-Myna, Eastern Hill Myna, Indian Hill Myna, Indian Hill Mynah, Grackle, Common Grackle, Southern Grackle, Talking Myna, Talking Mynah, Enggano Hill Myna (enganensis), Nias Hill Myna (robusta), Flores Hill Myna (venerata)
Bird Family :Sturnini - Starlings & Mynas
Bird Group :PASSERIFORMES
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Birds photographed in the Andaman and Nicobar Islands appear to be closely similar to the mainland subspecies intermedia. Whether this is due to individual variation in the resident subspecies andamanensis or there has been an influx from the mainland, possibly via imported cagebrids which subsequently escaped, needs further investigation.
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