2: the note or cry of a birdalso: a sound imitative of it
Examples of birdcall in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebBefore the last silence, with birdcalls in the woodwinds, there is a spell of absolute fulfillment, of all-embracing spiritual warmth.
Alex Ross, The New Yorker, 3 Oct. 2019 The artist dresses up as a Hong Kong policeman from the British colonial era, holding a Long Range Acoustic Device, or LRAD, a non-lethal sonic weapon, beaming concentrated sound or birdcalls at his audience.
Vivienne Chow, Quartz, 31 Dec. 2019 Every detail, from a broken branch to a birdcall, is part of a larger story that makes sense when told the right way.
Ken Geiger, National Geographic, 17 June 2019
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