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Superb Lyrebird – including male display (Menura novaehollandiae, Menuridae: Lyrebirds) SE NSW, Australia [cockatoo birds]



One of Australia's most spectacular birds is the Superb Lyrebird. It is found in humid forests of the coast, ranges and mountains of south eastern Australia; from Eastern Victoria to SE Queensland. It is known for the spectacular visual and sound display of the male courtship dance; here filmed. Males maintain a display area and females in his territory come by and check him out. The male will mimic a range of birds ( and sometimes maybe other sounds) heard in his local area, in addition to his own song. In this case they included - Crimson rosella https://vimeo.com/72575687, Gang Gang Cockatoo https://vimeo.com/72968639, Eastern Whipbird https://vimeo.com/78718343, Little Wattlebird https://vimeo.com/108031815, Grey Shrike-thrush https://vimeo.com/125119223 and Pied Currawong https://vimeo.com/114319014.
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