Superb Lyrebird 

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Alternate name
Menura novaehollandiae Scientific name 
Passeriformes. Order
Menuridae Family   
80cm - 100cm Length
Moist forests, 10 km territory Habitat
1 Egg  April to October Clutch  
Insects, spiders, worms. Food   Diet
The worlds best mimic. Habits
5131 World Number

Least concern.

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Video by the BBC

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Superb Male Lyre-Bird - In Name and In Fact!

Superb Lyrebird song
(Menura novaehollandiae)
Vicki Powys XC30650
01-06-1994, Australia

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