Male lyrebirds imitate a flock of birds to scare females into mating | New Scientist

Birds threatened by a predator often call out to encourage other birds to make noise and fly about, repelling the attacker as part of a “mobbing flock”. Now it seems male lyrebirds imitate this sound to scare females into mating
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