Lyrebird learns rooster call

To: Peter Shute <>
Subject: Lyrebird learns rooster call
From: John Tongue <>
Date: Wed, 10 Feb 2010 18:01:08 +1100
maybe so.
Either way, they are clearly pretty good at picking up a sound from not very 
frequent or regular input.

John Tongue
Ulverstone, Tas.

On 10/02/2010, at 5:53 PM, Peter Shute wrote:

> It's quite possible that the bird might have heard Masked Lapwings flying 
> over though, do you think?  They seem to call a lot in flight.
> Peter Shute
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: 
>>  On Behalf Of John Tongue
>> Sent: Wednesday, 10 February 2010 5:50 PM
>> To: Shirley Cook
>> Cc: 'Birding Aus'
>> Subject: Re: [Birding-Aus] Lyrebird learns rooster call
>> 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 forests.

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