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  1. Since the January bushfires, Peter Fullagar and Chris Davey have been monitoring the return of the Superb Lyrebird to an area of the Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve. They wish to get an idea of the present distribution within the Reserve and are asking COG members to join them for a morning’s survey.
  2. The Superb Lyrebird is renowned for its outstanding ability to mimic almost any sound, and the calls of most birds of the forest are imitated, as are many other sounds, from barking dogs to car alarms to mobile phones. It is also famous for its stunning courtship display, in which the male lyrebird fans and shimmers his stupendous tail feathers.
  3. lyrebird, common name for Australian passerine birds named for the appearance of the tail plumage of the male superb lyrebird, Menura novaehollandiae, when displayed during courtship. There are only two species. The superb lyrebird, about the size of a rooster, is brown above and ash below.
  4. Superb Lyrebird – The Greatest Mimic Many types of birds incorporate mimicry into their vocal repertoires. However, one species is simply extraordinary in it’s ability to accurately imitate even the most complex of sounds – the Superb Lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae) of south-eastern Australia.
  5. Lyrebird is an American drama film directed and produced by Dan Friedkin, from a screenplay by Mark Fergus, James McGee, Hawk Otsby. It stars Guy Pearce, Claes Bang, Vicky Krieps and Roland Møller.. It had its world premiere at the Telluride Film Festival on August 31, Music by: Johan Söderqvist.
  6. Nov 30,  · On almost every Wildlife Journey we see a couple of Superb Lyrebirds, and they are walking on the ground. They are large birds, and look heavy. They seem at .
  7. Oct 24,  · An Australian endemic, the Superb Lyrebird is distributed in the forest of southeastern Australia, from southern Victoria to southeastern Queensland. The superb lyrebird was introduced to Tasmania in the s and 40s in order to save the bird from the perceived threat of foxes and habitat loss in its original range.

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