Acridotheres tristis

Acridohere tristis (common mynah)

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Class: Aves, Family: Corvidae

Species: Acridotheres tristis

Common Name: Common Mynah

Description: Invasive species from Southern Asia, thought to be the result of an escaped cage bird. They can be seen all throughout the island and highly common in urban areas. Highly aggressive and prolific breeders, they are typically considered pests (Birds of Dilmun, 2014)

Information Source: Bahrain First National Report to the CBD (2006); Birds of Dilmun (2014)