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Mynah

A brand name for the anti-TUBERCULOSIS drug ETHAMBUTOL and for other anti-tuberculosis drugs.
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I have to admit, when I compare the mynas to some of the other birds that visit my garden I find that they are not particularly cute.
Wildlife smugglers also bring in mynas, parakeets and similar birds from Leyte, Negros and Palawan to Cebu.
However, because of the 5-mm width of the filter paper strip and the small globe size of the eyes of birds such as the myna, its use is problematic in such species.
Mynas are natives of south and south-east Asia which came to the UAE through collectors and traders.
The survey also aims to determine the extent of occupation by other species especially Black Rat and Common Myna Acridotheres tristis.
London, December 19 ( ANI ): A myna bird has been put in solitary confinement at a zoo after shouting 'f*** you' at visitors.
Bank Myna (Acridotheres ginginianus) constitutes 37.3% of the recovered bird species showing maximum concentration.
Analysis of crop contents of thirty-seven Bank mynas was done by the samples taken on 19th May 2006.
Parrots and mynas are listed as endangered in the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species of Wild Fauna and Flora.
Dr Reza Khan, specialist, wildlife and zoo management, Public Parks and Horticulture Department of Dubai Municipality, told Gulf News that common mynas only attack people on two occasions: when they have a nest nearby or when it sees food.
Among those given recognition were members of the POGI team that conducted the July 3 raid on a house in Tondo, Manila, which yielded 109 threatened wildlife species-78 hill mynas, 12 blue-naped parrots, 5 saltwater crocodiles and 14 forest turtles.
These include birds, such as the common myna, rose-ringed parakeet and house crow; fish such as tilapia; and trees such as the mesquite and particularly the tree called "Ghaf Al Bahri" in Oman.