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A Lyrebird is either of two species of ground-dwelling Australian birds, most notable for their superb ability to mimic natural and artificial sounds from their environment. Lyrebirds have unique plumes of neutral-coloured tailfeathers.
Lyrebirds are among Australia's best-known native birds. As well as their extraordinary mimicking ability, lyrebirds are notable because of the striking beauty of the male bird's huge tail when it is fanned out in display; and also because of their courtship display.
There are two known species of lyrebird:
- Superb Lyrebird (Menura novaehollandiae), called "Weringerong," "Woorail," and "Bulln-bulln" in Aboriginal languages,
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