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Javan myna

The Javan myna known as the white-vented myna, is a species of myna. It is a member of the starling family; the Javan myna is sometimes included in the jungle myna. The International Ornithologists' Union recommends not using the name "white-vented myna" to avoid confusion; the Javan myna is black. The wings are brownish-black, the primaries have white bases; the undertail-coverts are white. There is a short crest on the forehead; the beak legs and feet are yellow. The eyes are lemon-yellow; the immature is browner. Its length is 21–23 cm, its weight is about 100 g. The Javan myna is native to Java and Bali and has been introduced to southeast Thailand, southern Malaysia, Sumatra, the Lesser Sundas, Puerto Rico, Japan, it is found in cultivated areas. The Javan myna is omnivorous and eats seeds, nectar and human waste, it is found in large groups. Its voice is similar to that of the common myna, it builds its nest in holes. The eggs are bluish-glaucous. Javan mynas are bold and not afraid of humans. Javan mynas are kept in cages in Indonesia.

The birds scavenge in groups, minimum two but three or more, with all except one feeding and one at a vantage point keeping a look out. If the bird, keeping watch sees anything that might pose a threat, it alarms the group members with a high pitch tweet and they all flee the area swiftly

Listed buildings in Saighton

Saighton is a former civil parish, now in the parish of Aldford and Saighton, in Cheshire West and Chester, England. It contains 15 buildings that are recorded in the National Heritage List for England as designated listed buildings. Of these, one is listed at Grade I, the highest grade, one is listed at Grade II*, the middle grade, the others are at Grade II. Apart from the village of Saighton, the parish is rural, includes the gateway of one the monastic granges of St Werburgh's Abbey, Chester; the college buildings are listed, together with the primary school, the parish church and adjoining walls, a farmhouse and farm buildings, a water tower, a telephone kiosk. Listed buildings in Rowton Listed buildings in Waverton Listed buildings in Golborne David Listed buildings in Handley Listed buildings in Coddington Listed buildings in Churton by Farndon Listed buildings in Poulton Listed buildings in Eaton Listed buildings in Eccleston Listed buildings in Huntington Citations Sources