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20cm (7Â¾ in). A medium-sized Myna.
The female has less yellow on head and only a small yellow strip on chin and throat. Juveniles are duller and browner than adults.
From extreme northeast India (Cachar) to Burma east to southern China (southwest Yunnan), Laos, Vietnam, Thailand and Cambodia. Also recorded in northwest peninsular Malaysia, but status unclear.
This is a monotypic species.
Open woodlands within forested mountains, lowland evergreen forest and mixed woodland. Occurs in lowlands and foothills up to 800m.
Feeds mainly on fruit. May also take some insects.
Breeding season April to August. A monogamous species. The nest is placed in a tree hole, 5 - 15m above the ground. Lays 3 - 4 eggs.
A resident species.
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