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Superb Lyrebird

The Superb Lyrebird is a large bird with a grey-brown body, brown on its wings and a long tail.

They have powerful legs and feet, used for foraging and building their mounds.

Lyrebirds are excellent mimics & can repeat the calls of other birds, musical instruments, farm & building machinery perfectly.

The Superb Lyrebird is found in the forests of south-eastern Australia, from southern Queensland through to southern Victoria. In the Blue Mountains of New South Wales these birds inhabit rainforest & the fringes of sclerophyll forests.

In the Blue Mountains of New South Wales these birds inhabit rainforest and the fringes of sclerophyll forests.

Kingdom:Animalia
Phylum:Chordata
Class:Aves
Order:Passeriformes
Family:Menuridae
Genus:Menura
Species:novaehollandiae