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Bali mynahs are very territorial and are only found in pairs. They nest in tree cavities and both
the male and female are responsible for feeding the young. The Bali mynah is threatened with
extinction and was reduced to 100 individuals in its natural habitat. Through breeding programs,
individuals have been successfully reintroduced into their natural habitat again on Bali.

European Endangered species Program

This animal is managed by the European Association of Zoos and Aquaria (EAZA) under the European Endangered species Program.

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ClassificationOrder: passerines, family: starlings; it is related to our native starling
DietWorms, snails, insects and ripe fruits
HabitatForest clearings with grassy vegetation; endemic to the Indonesian island of Bali
ReproductionBrooding: 12–14 days, 2–3 eggs; maximum age: 22 years

Status according to Red List

More information you will get on the web page of the IUCN Red List.

Verbreitung Balistar