Birds

 

Bali Mynah

Leucopsar rothschildi


Class Aves   Bali Mynah
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Order Passeriformes
Distribution Bali
Bali
Habitat Woodland
Conservation Status Endangered. Listed under Appendix I of Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora (CITES).
Behaviour The plumage of Bali Mynah is snow-white with black on the tip of tail and on ends of flight feathers. It has a graceful crest and blue facial mask of bare skin around the eyes. Both sexes are similar, but the female is a bit smaller. Bali Mynah is the rarest member of the starling family. In the wild, the birds congregate in small groups in the woodland. They nest in tree holes. Three to four eggs are laid and incubation lasts about 15 days.
Diet Insects, worms, fruit and small reptiles.

 

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