Lyre Bird by WilliamBullimore, via Flickr most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. They can sound like lawn mowers, jack hammers, dogs barking, crying babies, music, rifle-shots, camera shutters, etc.
Lyrebird - lives in: the forests of south-eastern Australia, from southern Victoria to south-eastern Queensland. eats: insects, spiders, worms, occasionally seeds, small invertebrates, crustaceans, myriapods and snails. height: ? least concern.
Male superb lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae): This very primitive songbird shows strong sexual dimorphism, with a peculiarly apomorphic display of plumage in males. GFDL File:Superb lyrbird in scrub.jpg Uploaded by Created: May 2008