Myna chook takes a break on automotive bonnet; checks out driver and stretches wings earlier than flying off


Singapore — A quite daring Myna chook determined to take a fast stretch break on the bonnet of a automotive final Friday (Jan 14).

The chook, which sat on former National Coach Ghana Segaran’s automotive final Friday night, did so for about six minutes earlier than it made its method off. Mr Ghana informed TISG that as he was driving, he stopped on the Sengkang Riverside Park to take a name. The automotive had stopped, however the engine was nonetheless working, with the radio nonetheless on, when the chook determined to hop on.

“I was quite surprised”, stated Mr Ghana, 67.

“My car engine was switched on, yet the bird did not fly away. It was sitting there (on the bonnet) and looking around and at me”, he stated.

He additionally famous that the chook didn’t appear to be injured in any method. Even when a automotive handed by and stopped in entrance of his automotive, it maintained its place, even stopping to stretch at one level.

In movies taken by Mr Ghana, the Myna might be seen wanting round at first, even pausing to take a look at him at one level.

After it made its checks, it sat on the bonnet and stretched its wings earlier than flying off after some time, stated Mr Ghana. He joked that the chook in all probability was making an attempt to hitch a trip someplace.

Last week, on Monday (Jan 10), a person took to Facebook group Singapore Wildlife Sightings to share a couple of pigeon that landed on the bonnet of his transferring automotive. The unbothered pigeon even stayed on all through the period of the video, hitching a trip from North Bridge Road to Clarke Quay. /TISG

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