Lyrebird learns rooster call

To: "Shirley Cook" <>
Subject: Lyrebird learns rooster call
From: John Tongue <>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 17:49:37 +1100
Some years ago, when living at Tenterfield in northern NSW, we heard a Lyrebird 
in the high, wet Forest to the south east of town, doing a very passable Masked 
Lapwing - a bird common in the drier country to the west, but not in the wet 

John Tongue
(now of) Ulverstone, Tas.

On 10/02/2010, at 5:43 PM, Shirley Cook wrote:

> There were reports that some time ago, there was a Lyrebird in the New 
> England National Park that had learned the sound of a flute that was played 
> by a farmer.  I heard the story several times, but I don't think this bird 
> has been heard in recent years.
> Shirley Cook
> Secretary/Treasurer
> Birds Australia (Northern NSW)

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