bird·​life | \ ˈbərd-ˌlīf How to pronounce birdlife (audio) \

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Recent Examples on the Web The windy islands, inhabited by about 50,000 people and 80,000 sheep, draw visitors to their dramatic scenery, with waterfalls and abundant birdlife. Fox News, "Faroe Islands closing to tourists in April once again for 'working weekend,' major cleanup," 13 Nov. 2019 Closed to burial in 1970, the cemetery has since flourished as a semi-wild environment for rare birdlife, insects, and a notable variety of plants and fungi—many of which are rare in Britain, not only London. Simon Ingram, National Geographic, "Visit the world’s first National Park City," 26 July 2019 There are also copious birdlife and rare land creatures like the island fox, island spotted skunk, and island deer mouse. Joe Yogerst, National Geographic, "Top 10 wildlife encounters in parks," 9 Apr. 2019 There are two tidewater glaciers there, lots of waterfalls and birdlife. Scott Mcmurren, Anchorage Daily News, "It’s been a hot summer. Chill out with one of these Southcentral Alaska glacier excursions," 6 July 2019 Surprisingly, winter is an excellent time for viewing birdlife like bald eagles and snowy owls, which come down to New England from the Arctic to mate. Paul Rubio, Condé Nast Traveler, "The Best Things to Do in New England This Winter," 25 Jan. 2018 Audubon Society, Indiana Dunes annual Birding Festival Celebrate the migration of birdlife through the region at the fourth annual Indiana Dunes Birding Festival May 17-20. Staff Report, Post-Tribune, "Community news," 3 May 2018 Site of a 1607 English settlement, the spot is rich with birdlife and has a swirl of nutrients that attracts schools of fish., "The 20 best beaches to visit in New England," 2 May 2018 Look out for unique birdlife and native wildlife across the floodplain. Smithsonian, "Discover more of the Northern Territory's Top End.," 7 Apr. 2017

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1834, in the meaning defined above

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“Birdlife.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Jun. 2020.

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: the birds that live in a particular place

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