Common Mynah – Hitchin’ A Ride

Hitchin’ A Ride

     A highly successful species known as the Common Mynah is a native component of India’s avifauna.  Here, a Common Mynah gets a lift from a Gaur.  Whether the mynah is there gleaning insects from the bovine’s coat or simply using the lofty position to scope out a potential meal disturbed from nearby vegetation as the great beast walks through, the Common Mynah takes full advantage of the situation by hitchin’ a ride.

~ Anecdote, Common Mynah and Gaur images, Hitchin’ A Ride © Jerry L. Ferrara, Kanha National Park, India