All around my home Phuket Thailand. Nest in crooks or openings around homes and buildings. Noicy and messing building nests.
Info from Wikipedia TheJavan myna(Acridotheres javanicus), also known as thewhite-vented myna, is a species ofmyna. It is a member of thestarlingfamily.
The Javan myna is mainly black. The wings are brownish-black, and the primaries have white bases. The undertail-coverts are white. There is a short crest on the forehead. The beak legs and feet are yellow. The eyes are lemon-yellow. The immature is browner. Its length is21–23cm (8.3–9.1in).Its weight is about100g (3.5oz).
The Javan myna is omnivorous and eats seeds, fruit, nectar, insects and human waste. It is often found in large groups. Its voice is similar to that of thecommon myna. It builds its nest in holes. The eggs are bluish-glaucous. Javan mynas are bold and not very afraid of humans.Javan mynas are kept in cages in Malaysia and Indonesia.The birds scavenge in groups, minimum two but usually three or more, with all except one feeding and one usually at a vantage point keeping a look out. If the bird that is keeping watch sees anything that might pose a threat, it alarms the group members with a high pitch tweet the all flee the area swiftly.
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From Wikipedia TTheEurasian tree sparrow(Passer montanus) is apasserinebird in thesparrowfamily with a rich chestnutcrownandnape, and a black patch on each pure white cheek. The sexes are similarlyplumaged, and young birds are a duller version of the adult. This sparrow breeds over most of temperate Eurasia and Southeast Asia, where it is known as thetree sparrowTheEurasian tree sparrow(Passer montanus) is apasserinebird in thesparrowfamily with a rich chestnutcrownandnape, and a black patch on each pure white cheek. The sexes are similarlyplumaged, and young birds are a duller version of the adult. This sparrow breeds over most of temperate Eurasia and Southeast Asia, where it is known as thetree sparrowheEurasian tree sparrow(Passer montanus) is apasserinebird in thesparrowfamily with a rich chestnutcrownandnape, and a black patch on each pure white cheek. The sexes are similarlyplumaged, and young birds are a duller version of the adult. This sparrow breeds over most of temperate Eurasia and Southeast Asia, where it is known as thetree sparrow. The Eurasian tree sparrow’s untidy nest is built in a natural cavity, a hole in a building or the large nest of aEuropean magpieorwhite stork. The typicalclutchis five or six eggs which hatch in under two weeks. This sparrow feeds mainly on seeds, but invertebrates are also consumed, particularly during the breeding season. As with other small birds, infection by parasites and diseases, and predation bybirds of preytake their toll, and the typical life span is about two years.
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