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Mino
Yellow-faced Myna
Yellow-faced Myna
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Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Chordata
Class: Aves
Clade: Inopinaves
Order: Passeriformes
Suborder: Passeri
Superfamily: Muscicapoidea
Clade: Starling clade
Family: Sturnidae
Subfamily: Graculinae
Tribe: Graculini
Genus: Mino
Lesson, 1827
species

Mino is a genus of mynas, birds in the starling family. These are the largest of the starlings, and are found in tropical moist lowland forests in Papua New Guinea and neighbouring islands. The members of the genus are:

The Long-tailed Myna was formerly considered a subspecies of the Yellow-faced Myna.

References

  • Feare, Chris; Craig, Adrian (1999). Starlings and Mynas. Princeton University Press. ISBN 0-7136-3961-X.  Cite uses deprecated parameter |coauthors= (help)
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