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birdsong Syllabification: bird·song
Pronunciation: /ˈbərdˌsôNG/

Definition of birdsong in English:


The musical vocalizations of a bird or birds, typically uttered by a male songbird in characteristic bursts or phrases for territorial purposes.
Example sentences
  • The usual explanation for birdsong is that the birds are singing to attract mates or to announce the limits of their territory.
  • The clear tones of birdsong emerge from internal air sacs that can inflate and deflate, much like a bagpipe's bladder.
  • Ornithologists also know something about how birdsong is produced.
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