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lyre bird by Mind Map: lyre bird
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lyre bird

threats

hunters

pollution

global warming

habitat loss

predators

adaption

Large strong legs to dig for food

It can leap with great speed thus getting it to longer distances

Is very territorial

Can glide in air

number

the population may be decreasing but it is not rapid and the range is very big (20 000 km)

human interaction

very rare birds, but in forests in Australia lyre bird are familiar with humans and human can come 10 feet towards the bird without it running or flying away

behavior (habits)

mimics sound that it hears and usually runs and does not fly

map

Australia: victoria, new southwales

cause of endangerment

habitat loss

urbanization

feeding

insects

seeds

earthworms

spider

conservation

no special conservation

reproduction

mother lays 1 egg and takes care of it for 50 days

habitat

rain forests

characteristics

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanwick/3214499814/lightbox/

brown body, tail shaped like a lyre (Harp like instrument), long claws for feeding purposes and long legs for running.

status

least concern

appearnce

http://www.flickr.com/photos/ryanwick/3214499814/lightbox/

mimicry

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VjE0Kdfos4Y