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Songs of the lyrebird

Kathleen Monypenny

Songs of the lyrebird

by Kathleen Monypenny

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Published by Saturday Centre in Cammeray, Australia .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementKathleen Monypenny ; ill., Maisie Duloy ; with introd. by Marie Monypenny and personal notes by Marjorie Barnard ; editor, Patricia Laird.
SeriesThe Saturday Centre poets" series ; no. 5
ContributionsLaird, Patricia.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPR6063.O565 S6 1975
The Physical Object
Pagination32 p. :
Number of Pages32
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4480958M
ISBN 10090929304X
LC Control Number79309296
OCLC/WorldCa5265639

Hear the beautiful songs of the lyrebird, long recognized as the "greatest mimic in the world," recorded near Melbourne, Australia, by ornithologist K.C. Halafoff and Peter Bruce. Extensive liner notes discuss the musical value of the lyrebird song, which "actually amounts to an orchestra. Want more natural history and wildlife videos? Visit the official BBC Earth channel: BBC Earth The BBC Earth YouTube channel is home.

Leonard the Lyrebird is an award-winning children’s book set in Blue Mountains, Australia, written by Jodie McLeod a Blue Mountains local and longtime creative writer, journalist and editor and illustrated by the very talented Katoomba artist Eloise Short. Leonard is friends with everyone – . Other fascinating facts about the Lyrebird (or Superb Lyrebird) include: they are relatively sedentary, shy animals who are ground-dwelling. They have limited flight capacity and magnificent tail feathers. Lyrebirds have been heard mimicking dogs, koalas, dingoes, camera shutters, construction zones, music, phones, ringtones, car alarms and more.

The book follows Laura's journey as she is exposed to the modern world and also explores her relationships, particularly Solomon, and the new life she is exposed to.. It is a thought provoking novel full of emotion, romance and magic. This is a novel that warms the soul. (I was gifted this book for Christmas - it was the perfect holiday read!)/5(). The Land of the Lyre bird; a story of early settlement in the great forest of south Gippsland. Being a description of the Big Scrub in its virgin state with its birds and animals, and of the adventures and hardship of its early explorers and prospectors; also accounts by the settlers of the clearing, settlement, and development of the country.


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