Lyre Birds

Lyre birds are native Australian birds.

The scientific name for a lyre bird is Menura hollandaiae.

They live in rainforest areas of mountains.

They have brown feathers and a short tail, strong legs and short brown wings.

They eat frogs, insects and spiders.

The predators for a lyre bird are foxes, feral cats and feral dogs.

The lyre bird is one of the smallest birds which have a fantail.