The lyrebird can mimic a camera shutter, a chainsaw, monkeys, and 20 other species of birds it hears in the forest. This is truly spectacular; you should watch the video, about halfway through the video is when it gets good.
Wisdom, the 65-year-old Laysan albatross, may even be a better mom with her decades of parental experience, experts say. Amazing Bird: Age 65, May Have Had 40 Chicks, Traveled Three Million Miles WATCH: Meet "Wisdom," the world’s oldest known wild bird, and her newest chick, hatched earlier this month. Video: U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service
he Asian crested ibis (Nipponia nippon) originally nested in eastern Russia Japan and China but, presently, the only known remaining population of the species could be found in mainland China's Shaanxi Province. In 2006, the number of the species on record is around 500.
An albatross named Wisdom has been honored with the title of "The World's Oldest Known Wild Bird." Though her exact age is estimated, it's known that she's at least 65 years old. While this is an amazing feat on its own, Wisdom recently accomplished something even more impressive—she hatched a baby! The chick, named Kūkini, was born on February 1st. It's believed that Kūkini (which is a Hawaiian name meaning "messenger") is Wisdom's 40th child. "Wisdom is an iconic symbol of inspiration and…