What is another word for myna?

117 synonyms found


[ mˈiːnə], [ mˈiːnə], [ m_ˈiː_n_ə]

A myna is a bird species found in Asia, Africa, and Australia known for its ability to mimic human speech. The word 'myna' has several synonyms such as acridotheres, grackles, starlings, and talking birds. Acridotheres are smaller mynas with curved bills and glossy black plumage. Grackles are related to mynas, but they have longer tails and iridescent feathers. Starlings are similar in size and behavior to mynas, but with pointy bills and glossy feathers in shades of black and brown. Talking birds are myna-like birds that are famous for their ability to mimic multiple sounds, including human speech. Whatever the term you choose, these birds are known for their cleverness and sociable dispositions.

How to use "Myna" in context?

The myna is a small, plump, tropical bird. It is the size of a chickadee and has a yellow beak, black eyes, and a red head. The myna is omnivorous, eating insects, fruit, and seeds. It usually lives in flocks of twenty to thirty birds. Unlike other birds, the myna can lift its head very high. This enables it to see better and find food.

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