Either way, they are clearly pretty good at picking up a sound from not very
frequent or regular input.
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-----
>> 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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