Wednesday, July 09, 2008

Lyre bird imitates a chainsaw and camera shutter...

6 comments:

Lady-in-Gray said...

Cool! Problem is, no ladies came to enjoy his .... er ..... um ....
talents.
:-D

Greybishop said...

Jaw dropping.

I can scarcely believe that!

Makes me want to get a portable dvd player and take my Star Wars collection into the woods...

qt said...

Star Wars, ya!
That would be great to hear it imitate R2D2. Or the engine roar and the shooting sounds that the TIE fighters make!
That's one amazing creature!

Sawsee said...

Hi All! I have a feeling that a R2D2 impersonation may be more attractive than a chainsaw one!

I wonder if this bird suffers from an identity crisis..."who am I?"

Greybishop said...

Actually, my big question is "If the imitations are so good that they fool other species of birds, how the hell does the female Lyre Bird know that it's a male Lyre Bird doing the singing?"

Lady-in-Gray said...

Good question, GB!

I'm guessing that's why they didn't show up....
:-D