Definition of nestling in English:
A bird that is too young to leave its nest: buntings, their throats bulging with food for hungry nestlings cuckoo nestlings
More example sentences
- It's the first study to show that birds have learned to recognize and reject cuckoo nestlings.
- They are very aggressive and are able to take over nests and kill the eggs and nestlings of other birds.
- We provided food supplements to half of the nestlings in each nest during the nestling period.