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Albert's Lyrebird

(Menura alberti)
Alternate name(s): "Albert Menura", "Prince Albert's Lyre-bird", "Northern Lyrebird"
Size: male 80-90 cm; female 70-80 cm

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Description     Classification     Distribution     Sightings     Photos     Breeding     Nest     Eggs     Behaviour     Food     Call/s

Physical description

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Taxonomy, classification

See Albert's Lyrebird at Wikipedia .

Range, habitat, finding this species

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Sightings

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Photos

ADULT

MALE

Near-lateral view of a male Albert's Lyrebird (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[O'Reilly's Plateau, Lamington NP, Gold Coast, QLD, November 2013]

Lateral view of a male Albert's Lyrebird (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[O'Reilly's Plateau, Lamington NP, Gold Coast, QLD, November 2013]

Lateral view of a male Albert's Lyrebird (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[O'Reilly's Plateau, Lamington NP, Gold Coast, QLD, November 2013]

Lateral view of a male Albert's Lyrebird (photo courtesy of A. Ross-Taylor)
[O'Reilly's Plateau, Lamington NP, Gold Coast, QLD, November 2013]

Behaviour

Albert's Lyrebirds are extremely wary.

Call(s)/Song

For this species we have recorded the following call(s)/song. The interpretation of their meaning is our own; comments and suggestions for improvement are welcome.

alblyre_jg_20151019.mp3 (SE QLD) Mimicry (+Lewin's Honeyeater) © JG

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