Wordlist: Birds

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bird
 
a member of the class of animals Aves, characterised by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs
 
eagle
 
any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision
 
pigeon
 
stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere
 
sparrow
 
a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers
 
crow
 
a bird, usually black, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles, and having a harsh, croaking call
 
stork
 
a large wading bird with long legs and a long beak
 
cuckoo
 
a generally medium sized slender bird that is famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species, having a characteristic two-note call
 
blackbird
 
a bird that is (if male) all black except for a yellow eye-ring and bill and has a rich melodious song
 
owl
 
birds that are primarily nocturnal and have forward-looking, binocular vision, limited eye movement, and good hearing
 
duck
 
an aquatic bird, having a flat bill and webbed feet
 
goose
 
any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck
 
parrot
 
a kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech
 
budgerigar
 
a small long-tailed predominantly green and yellow bird with black scalloped markings on the wings and shoulders
 
turkey
 
a bird with a prominent, fan-like tail flattened sideways, and a plumage that is mainly blackish, but with a bare red head, and a yellow or purple wattle
 
seagull
 
any of several white seabirds of the family Laridae having long pointed wings and short legs
 
 
  • bird
    • bird, birds[bɜː(r)d](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a member of the class of animals Aves, characterised by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs
    • Example:
      • Ducks and sparrows are birds.
  • eagle
    • eagle, eagles['i:gəl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision
    • Example:
      • Most eagles live in Eurasia and Africa.
  • pigeon
    • pigeon, pigeons[ˈpɪdʒɪn](noun)
    • Definition:
      • stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere
    • Example:
      • Pigeons build relatively flimsy nests from sticks and other debris.
      • Synonym(s):
        dove
      • Homophone(s):
        pidgin
  • sparrow
    • sparrow, sparrows[ˈspæɹəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers
    • Example:
      • Most sparrows nest in or near buildings.
  • crow
    • crow, crows[kɹəʊ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bird, usually black, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles, and having a harsh, croaking call
    • Example:
      • Did you hear the crow's call?
  • stork
    • stork, storks[stɔrk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a large wading bird with long legs and a long beak
    • Example:
      • Storks tend to use soaring, gliding flight, which conserves energy.
  • cuckoo
    • cuckoo, cuckoos['kʊkuː](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a generally medium sized slender bird that is famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species, having a characteristic two-note call
    • Example:
      • The cuckoos feed on insects, insect larvae and a variety of other animals, as well as fruit.
  • blackbird
    • blackbird, blackbirds['blækbəɽd](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bird that is (if male) all black except for a yellow eye-ring and bill and has a rich melodious song
    • Example:
      • Blackbirds breed in woods and gardens, building a neat, mud-lined, cup-shaped nest.
  • owl
    • owl, owls[aʊl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • birds that are primarily nocturnal and have forward-looking, binocular vision, limited eye movement, and good hearing
    • Example:
      • I've never seen an owl before.
  • duck
    • duck, ducks[dʌk](noun)
    • Definition:
      • an aquatic bird, having a flat bill and webbed feet
    • Example:
      • Ducks are smaller than swans and geese.
  • goose
    • goose, geese[guːs](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck
    • Example:
      • There is a flock of geese on the pond.
  • parrot
    • parrot, parrots[ˈpʰæɹət](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech
    • Example:
      • I bought a wonderful parrot at the pet store.
  • budgerigar
    • budgerigar, budgerigar[ˈbʌdʒərɨɡɑr](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a small long-tailed predominantly green and yellow bird with black scalloped markings on the wings and shoulders
    • Example:
      • In the wild, the budgerigar is a predominantly seed-eating species.
      • Synonym(s):
        budgie
  • turkey
    • turkey, turkeys[ˈtɜː.kɪ](noun)
    • Definition:
      • a bird with a prominent, fan-like tail flattened sideways, and a plumage that is mainly blackish, but with a bare red head, and a yellow or purple wattle
    • Example:
      • A typical group of turkeys consists of a dominant male, one or more younger males and several females.
  • seagull
    • seagull, seagulls[ˈsiː.ɡʌl](noun)
    • Definition:
      • any of several white seabirds of the family Laridae having long pointed wings and short legs
    • Example:
      • The children love to watch seagulls.
 

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bird
eagle
pigeon
sparrow
crow
stork
cuckoo
blackbird
owl
duck
goose
parrot
budgerigar
turkey
seagull
 
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        seagull
        seagull
        cuckoo
        cuckoo
        duck
        duck
        sparrow
        sparrow
        pigeon
        pigeon
        budgerigar
        budgerigar
        turkey
        turkey
        goose
        goose
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        bird
        blackbird
        blackbird
        owl
        owl
        stork
        stork
        eagle
        eagle
        parrot
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        bird
        a member of the class of animals Aves, characterised by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs
        turkey
        a bird with a prominent, fan-like tail flattened sideways, and a plumage that is mainly blackish, but with a bare red head, and a yellow or purple wattle
        budgerigar
        a small long-tailed predominantly green and yellow bird with black scalloped markings on the wings and shoulders
        eagle
        any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision
        sparrow
        a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers
        cuckoo
        a generally medium sized slender bird that is famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species, having a characteristic two-note call
        parrot
        a kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech
        goose
        any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck
        duck
        an aquatic bird, having a flat bill and webbed feet
        blackbird
        a bird that is (if male) all black except for a yellow eye-ring and bill and has a rich melodious song
        crow
        a bird, usually black, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles, and having a harsh, croaking call
        stork
        a large wading bird with long legs and a long beak
        pigeon
        stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere
        owl
        birds that are primarily nocturnal and have forward-looking, binocular vision, limited eye movement, and good hearing
        seagull
        any of several white seabirds of the family Laridae having long pointed wings and short legs
         
         
         

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        crow
        a bird, usually black, having a strong conical beak, with projecting bristles, and having a harsh, croaking call
        owl
        birds that are primarily nocturnal and have forward-looking, binocular vision, limited eye movement, and good hearing
        seagull
        any of several white seabirds of the family Laridae having long pointed wings and short legs
        cuckoo
        a generally medium sized slender bird that is famous for laying its eggs in the nests of other species, having a characteristic two-note call
        budgerigar
        a small long-tailed predominantly green and yellow bird with black scalloped markings on the wings and shoulders
        sparrow
        a small bird with a short bill, and brown, white and gray feathers
        pigeon
        stout-bodied birds with short necks and short slender bills with a fleshy cere
        bird
        a member of the class of animals Aves, characterised by being warm-blooded, having feathers and wings usually capable of flight, and laying eggs
        blackbird
        a bird that is (if male) all black except for a yellow eye-ring and bill and has a rich melodious song
        goose
        any of various grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae, bigger than a duck
        turkey
        a bird with a prominent, fan-like tail flattened sideways, and a plumage that is mainly blackish, but with a bare red head, and a yellow or purple wattle
        stork
        a large wading bird with long legs and a long beak
        parrot
        a kind of bird, many species of which are colourful and able to mimic human speech
        duck
        an aquatic bird, having a flat bill and webbed feet
        eagle
        any of several large carnivorous and carrion-eating birds in the family Accipitridae, having a powerful hooked bill and keen vision
         
         
         
         

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