A young bird; a nestling: the birdlings flew away in the autumn
More example sentences
- In the nest a newborn birdling stands awkwardly with its beak open wide, straining in the throes of infancy.
- The one small birdling went up to a lion's whelp, and took refuge with it.
- The one that yells loudest is fed first and continues to be fed until another birdling yells louder.