1102 Common Myna

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Ala Moana Beach Park (probably)
Honolulu, Hawaii
January 28, 2014

This is the first set of two I photographed while in Hawaii recently. The Myna (can be spelled Mynah) is from Asia and has been introduced to many places – including Hawaii. It is an invasive bird, much like the European Starling, and not a friend to native species. They are very territorial and can be aggressive. They are, however, excellent talkers when tamed and trained.

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This photo was taken in Waimanalo, on the windward side of the island of Oahu.

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