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Indian or Siamese Pied Myna

Gracupica [contra or floweri] (= Gracupica contra) (Linnaeus, C 1758)

The Indian pied myna is a species of starling found in the Indian subcontinent. It is usually found in small groups mainly on the plains and low foothills. It is often seen within cities and villages although it is not as bold as the common myna. It produces a range of calls made up of liquid notes. Source: Wikipedia




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Classification
Order:
  Passeriformes
Family:
  Sturnidae
Genus:
   Gracupica
Scientific:
  Gracupica contra


Original description

Citation:
  (Linnaeus, C 1758)

Reference:
   Systema Naturae ed. 10 1 p.167

Protonym:
  Sturnus contra

Link:
  https://biodiversitylibrary.org/page/727074


Avibase identifiers

Avibase ID:
  5DC5A1CC4A563DAB

Avibase ID:
  avibase-5DC5A1CC

Short link:
  https://avibase.ca/5DC5A1CC


Taxonomic Serial Number:
  TSN: 915879

Geographic range:

  • Gracupica contra contra: N and central India
  • Gracupica contra sordida: N Assam
  • Gracupica contra superciliaris: Manipur and Myanmar south to Tenasserim
  • Gracupica floweri: S Myanmar to Thailand and Laos
English:
Indian or Siamese Pied Myna
French:
Étourneau pie ou É. siamois


Authorities recognizing this taxonomic concept:

Avibase taxonomic concepts (current):
Indian or Siamese Pied Myna ( Gracupica [contra or floweri])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 05 (Jan 2017):
Asian Pied Starling [nominate] ( Gracupica contra [contra])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 06 (Feb 2018):
Asian Pied Starling [nominate] ( Gracupica contra [contra])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 07 (Feb 2020):
Asian Pied Starling [nominate] ( Gracupica contra [contra])
Avibase taxonomic concepts v. 08 (Feb 2021):
Asian Pied Starling [nominate] ( Gracupica contra [contra])
Birdlife checklist version 09 (Dec 2016):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
Birdlife checklist version 09.1 (Jun 2017):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v2 (Dec 2017):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v3 (Nov 2018):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v4 (Dec 2019):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v5 (Dec 2020):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6 (Dec 2021):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
HBW and BirdLife Taxonomic Checklist v6b (Jul 2022):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
eBird version 2017:
Asian Pied Starling (Asian) ( Gracupica contra [contra Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2018:
Asian Pied Starling (Asian) ( Gracupica contra [contra Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2019:
Asian Pied Starling (Asian) ( Gracupica contra [contra Group]) [version 1]
eBird version 2021:
Asian Pied Starling (Asian) ( Gracupica contra [contra Group]) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World Alive (03/07/2017):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2017):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]
Handbook of the Birds of the World and Birdlife (Dec 2018):
Asian Pied Starling ( Gracupica contra) [version 1]

Taxonomic status:

Species status: species group (sometimes a species)

This taxon is a subspecies of Gracupica [contra, floweri or jalla]

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Other synonyms

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Czech: špaček indomalajský [skupina contra]
German: Elsterstar, Elsterstar [contra-Gruppe]
English: Asian Pied Starling, Asian Pied Starling (Asian), Asian Pied Starling [contra], Asian Pied Starling [nominate], Indian or Siamese Pied Myna
English, HBW: Asian Pied Starling
English (IOC): Indian/Siamese Pied Myna, Pied Starling (Asian)
English (UAE): Asian Myna (Asian), Pied Myna (Asian)
English (United States): Asian Pied Starling (Asian)
Esperanto: Ringokula sturno
Spanish: Estornino Pío (grupo contra), Estornino pío común
Spanish (Spain): Estornino pío (grupo contra)
French: Étourneau pie, Étourneau pie (contra), Étourneau pie [contra], Étourneau pie [nominal], Étourneau pie ou É. siamois
Icelandic: Flekkustari [contra hópur]
Japanese (romaji): hoojiromukudori (contra guru-pu)
Japanese: ホオジロムクドリ (contra グループ), ホオジロムクドリ(contra グループ)
Scientific: Gracupica [contra or floweri], Gracupica contra, Gracupica contra [contra Group], Gracupica contra [contra], Gracupica contra contra, Sturnus Contra, Sturnus contra contra
Nepali: डाङ्ग्रे साराÄ
Norwegian: svartstrupestær (contra gr.)
Polish: szpak srokaty [gr. contra]
Portuguese (Portugal): estorninho-alvinegro [grupo contra]
Russian: Пегий скворец [группа contra]
Slovak: škorec strakatý (skup.)
Serbian: Azijski svrakasti čvorak (obični)
Swedish: svartvit stare [gruppen contra]
Thai: นกเอี้ยงด่าง, นกเอี้ยงด่าง (โคนปากส้ม)
Turkish: Alaca sığırcık [contra grubu]
Chinese: 斑椋鸟(红嘴基)

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