mynah

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mynah:

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or mynah
, common name for any of a number of species of Asian starlings found chiefly in India and Sri Lanka, some of which are known for vocal mimicry. Most familiar is the hill myna, Gracula religiosa, a large (12–15 in.
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mynah

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any of various tropical Asian starlings of the genera Acridotheres, Gracula, etc., esp G. religiosa (see hill mynah), some of which can mimic human speech
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It is here that she can hear the hill mynah trill, her warble piping through the dense sal and moist teak forest.
As this writer made her way to the IGNCA on a sunny Saturday afternoon, with her mind occupied by images of handicrafts and handlooms from across the country spread out in all their finery at the sprawling lawns of the IGNCA on Man Singh Road, she had little inkling that she would be greeted by flocks of hill mynahs making the most of the sunlit and vacant greens of the complex, labour hands resting under shady trees and guards relishing a quiet, laidback lunch on a gazetted holiday.