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

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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 When this was tried in 2014, the huge release of water into the delta restored vegetation and brought back birdlife. USA TODAY, "U.S. and Mexico finalizing Colorado River water-sharing deal," 12 Aug. 2017 Nairobi National Park, across 45 square miles (117 square kilometers), is home to endangered black rhinos, lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, buffaloes, giraffes and birdlife. Tom Odula, The Seattle Times, "Kenyan lions kill 1 person grazing livestock in city park," 7 Aug. 2017 More than 5,500 images depicting birdlife from 49 states and eight Canadian provinces, were judged. Alan Taylor, The Atlantic, "2017 Audubon Photography Awards," 11 July 2017

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First Known Use of birdlife

1834, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of birdlife

: the birds that live in a particular place

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