Black-winged Myna (Acridotheres melanopterus) - HBW 14, p. 736
French: Martin à ailes noires
Spanish: Miná Alinegro
Other common names: Black-winged/White-breasted Starling
Taxonomy: Gracula melanoptera Daudin, 1800, "Inde" = Western Java.
Sometimes placed in genus Sturnus, but appears behaviourally and vocally closer to present genus. May form a superspecies with A. burmannicus. Three subspecies currently recognized.
Subspecies and Distribution:
- melanopterus ( Daudin, 1800) - Java (except SE part) and Madura I.
- tricolor ( Horsfield, 1821) - SE Java (E of Tosari).
- tertius ( E. J. O. Hartert, 1896) - Bali (including Nusa Penida) and Lombok.
- Endangered Enlarge map
- 4.2 Frontal view o... Bali (Indo..., Jun 2009 James Eaton
- 4 Adult(unusual ... Java (Indo..., Jun 2012 Khaleb Yordan
- 4 two birds of a... Java (Indo..., Oct 2012 Boas Emmanuel
- 3.6 Adult bird on ... Germany, Oct 2009 Tomasz Doroń
- 3 A bird singing. Germany, Mar 2008 Josep del Hoyo
- 2.7 Adult bird per... Java (Indo..., Jan 2010 Boas Emmanuel