Menura


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Noun1.Menura - type and sole genus of the family MenuridaeMenura - type and sole genus of the family Menuridae
bird genus - a genus of birds
lyrebird - Australian bird that resembles a pheasant; the courting male displays long tail feathers in a lyre shape
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It was reported in Wild Life in 1939 that Ray T Littlejohns (famed for his work on the Superb Lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae and Mistletoebird Dicaeum hirundinaceum, and a president of the Royal Australasian Ornithologists Union) had been experimenting with the use of an automated camera with an 'open flash-lamp' in order to take pictures of the Yellow-rumped Thornbill Acanthiza chrysorrhoa in its nest.
Bird species present on the transects were identified by sight, call, and, in the case of Superb Lyrebird Menura novaehollandiae, by tracks in snow.