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Alternative name: Prince Albert's Lyrebird
Approximately 86â€“93 cm (33Â¾-36Â½ in)
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Lacks the lyre-shaped tail feathers of the Superb Lyrebird.
Subtropical rainforests and wet sclerophyll forests with dense undergrowth.
Classed as Vulnerable on the IUCN Red List of Threatened Species due to ongoing habitat loss.
It is very similar to the Superb Lyrebird in its habits.
They build platforms by trampling down dense vegetation for courtship display. They lay their eggs from May to August, but there is little other information.
The diet is thought to consist mainly of insects, both adult and larvae, in addition to some invertebrates found in the soil.
This bird mimics other species sounds.
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Lamington National Park, Australia, July 2009
Recorded by Andrew Whitehouse
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