COMMON MYNAH

Also known as Indian Mynah

(Acridotheres tristis)

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Roberts VI / VII 758 / 810
Clements 2000 190.0490
Howard & Moore 2 (CBOS 5) 164-87
A medium bird (21 to 25 cm), originally from India and Asia. Introduced to Durban, it is an abundant resident found mostly in Natal. It inhabits cities and towns and is noisily gregarious. It eats a range of foods.

List of Stamps showing Common Mynah

 Country

SG

Michel

Year

Value

Aitutaki 0332 0385 1981 12c
Aitutaki 0489 0519 1984 $1.20
Ascension 0204 0201 1976 6p
Ascension 0681 0693 1996 4p
British Indian Ocean Territory 0100 1990 80p
British Indian  Ocean Territory 0298 2004 20p
Laos 1436 1450 1995 300k
St Helena 0640 0607 1993 15p