Hello, I was wondering if anyone would be able to help?
I heard a strange bird call about a month ago whilst out walking my dog and thought it would be interesting to find out what it was given how unusual it sounded.
After a quick Google I came across the lyre bird and it sounds identical to the one I heard! The only thing is that I live in northwest England and these birds are found in Australia from what I gathered.
Now we get some pretty rare birds here as we live by marshes but I find it hard to believe that this was this bird I heard. Could anyone suggest a similar sounding bird- it sounded very much like R2D2 in bird form!
Unfortunately I couldn't see it, only heard it out on the marshes.
Thanks in advance,
Wow, a bird that sounds like a cross between a lyrebird and R2D2. I think that's a first. LOL
Given the habitat I'll make a wild guess and suggest it might have been a Lapwing. Have a listen to this.
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Anything like what you heard?
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