Thursday, October 28, 2010

David Attenborough's lyre bird video


Nina Katchadourian's Natural Car Alarms replaces the car alarm's typical six-tone siren with a similar one made only of bird calls. Well... Reality's stranger than fiction, as David Attenborough's video clip of the lyre bird's amazing vocal abilities will show. This video prompted one viewer to comment, "its pretty sad when the sound of the surrounding trees being cut down is now a mating call" (Nexarianz, <>). Photo from

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