The lovely Bali Mynah, categorized as Critically Endangered by BirdLife International, is considered one of the world’s rarest birds. Consequently, the news that three Bali Mynah chicks recently hatched at Lincoln Park Zoo is cause for celebration. Not all mynahs are bad, right? (hat tip to Meredith)

Written by Mike
Mike is a leading authority in the field of standardized test preparation, but he's also a traveler who fully expects to see every bird in the world. Besides founding 10,000 Birds in 2003, Mike has also created a number of other entertaining but now extirpated nature blog resources, particularly the Nature Blog Network and I and the Bird.