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bird call the cry or song of a bird. [3 definitions]
bird dog a dog or breed of dogs used to hunt or retrieve game birds.
bird of paradise any of various related birds of New Guinea and nearby regions, of which the male has colorful plumage and long tail feathers. [2 definitions]
bird of passage a bird that migrates. [2 definitions]
bird of prey any bird that feeds on other birds or animals, such as a hawk or vulture.
bird shot small shot used to shoot birds.
bird-watching the activity or hobby of observing and identifying birds in the wild.
early bird one who gets up early in the morning. [2 definitions]
frigate bird any of various large tropical seabirds with a hooked beak and esp. long wings, that typically grabs prey away from other birds in flight.
gallows bird (informal) one who deserves to be put to death by hanging.
gooney bird (informal) an albatross.
man-o'-war bird see frigate bird.
sea bird a bird that lives on or near the sea, such as a gull or albatross.
secretary bird a large black and gray-blue African bird of prey with a long neck, long legs, and a crest of long feathers that resemble quills.
shore bird any of various birds, such as the sandpiper, that frequent the shores of oceans, lakes, and the like.
tropic bird a tropical seabird characterized by white plumage, black markings, and a pair of very long tail feathers.
umbrella bird any of several black birds of South and Central America with an umbrellalike crest.
wading bird any of several long-legged birds, such as storks and herons, that wade in shallow water, in search of food; wader.
water bird any of numerous swimming or wading birds.