The Common Myna, Acridotheres tristis, is a less popular pet than the Hill Myna, Gracula religiosa, but is just as bright, and a very talented mimic. Unfortunately, admirers have released in many foreign habitats, where it causes a host of problems.
Mynas as Pets
The various Mynas are among the most sought after (and expensive) of all bird pets. These beautiful members of the starling family (Sturnidae) often amass vocabularies that rival those of any parrot, and are amazingly intelligent. Read More »