A Bali mynah flies over the trees in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia,. Photo: AP
A Bali mynah flies over the trees in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia,. Photo: AP
Indonesia

Free as a bird: Bali breeders roped in to help endangered mynahs back into Indonesian wild

  • Working with breeders and sellers – the very groups that contributed to the birds becoming endangered – conservationists are hoping to boost the wild population
  • The Bali mynah has been a highly sought after collector’s item in the international trade for more than a century due to their striking white plumage and song

A Bali mynah flies over the trees in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia,. Photo: AP
A Bali mynah flies over the trees in Tabanan, Bali, Indonesia,. Photo: AP
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