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The Lyrebirds

6 monthes ago   |   By Ornithology

As I occasionally like to do, here's a little natural history of an interesting bird group, this time the Lyrebird, either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds of the genus Menura and the family Menuridae. They are notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment, and the striking beauty of the male bird's huge tail when it fanned out in courtship display. Lyrebirds are among Australia's best-known native birds.
Superb Lyrebird
Restricted to a small area of southeastern Australia and Tasmania, the Superb Lyrebird is found in...
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