Meet Yellow-faced Myna, An Unmistakable Bird With Black Plumage And Yellowish

The black color comes in different shades and pairs perfectly with most colors appearing on the bird’s coat, Not just that, these dark feathers can also create a striking contrast with bright colored ones.

Another feature that makes this species unmistakable is the yellowish-orange mask, Most of the face is yellowish-orange with a glossy purplish-blue stripe running at the middle of the face and around its mouth.

These birds can be also found on the southeastern coast of mainland New Guinea at altitudes of up to around 2,600 feet.

female birds use twigs to build their nests, These nests are placed in holes and crevices in trees well above the ground, They lay 1-2 eggs in the nest, incubate them, and feed the hatchlings until fully fledged.

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