Acridotheres tristis | common myna

Introduced

Other Names: Indian mynah

The common mynah was introduced to Hawaiʻi from india in 1865 to control army worms. While not the most abundant bird in Hawaiʻi, the common mynah is probably the most well-known bird among locals. They are widespread and common. Adults measure 9 inches and are brown with a black head. They have a white wing patch and tails are dark with a white tip. There is a bare patch of yellow skin around the eye. Bill and legs are yellow.

Hotspots for common myna

Keālia Pond National Wildlife Refuge

Coastal Wetland

Kealia Pond National Wildlife Refuge
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Kanahā Pond State Wildlife Sanctuary

Coastal Wetland

LookoutParking

SIDE TRIP: Wai‘ānapanpa State Park

Open Ocean

Waianapanapa State Park
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Kahakapao Recreation Area

Wet forest

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Polipoli Spring State Recreation Area

Dry forest

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Waikamoi Preserve (The Nature Conservancy-PRIVATE)

Wet forest

TNC Waikamoi Preserve
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Hosmer Grove (Haleakalā National Park)

Dry forest

Hosmer Grove
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Leleiwi Overlook (Haleakalā National Park)

Dry forest

Leleiwi Overlook
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Keāhole Point

Open Ocean

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Kaloko-Honokōhau National Historic Park

Coastal Wetland

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Honua‘ula Forest Reserve (Makāula -‘O‘oma section)

Wet forest

HikingParking

Pu‘u Wa‘awa‘a Halapepe and ʻŌhiʻa Trails

Dry forestPasture and grasslands

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Waiki‘i (off Old Saddle Road)

Pasture and grasslands

Driving

Palila Forest Discovery Trail

Dry forest

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Pu‘u Huluhulu Trail

Dry forest

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Pu‘u ‘Ō‘ō Trail

Wet forest

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Kaulana Manu Nature Trail

Wet forest

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Kaūmana Trail

Wet forest

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Wailoa River State Park

Coastal Wetland

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Loko Waka Pond

Coastal Wetland

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