Definition of birdsong
: the song of one or more birds
Examples of birdsong in a Sentence
The forest was filled with birdsong.
Recent Examples of birdsong from the Web
In the program notes, Bielawa cites the late French composer Olivier Messiaen (to whom this trio is dedicated) as an inspiration; Messiaen was an ornithologist who incorporated elements of birdsong into his own music.
The only sounds are the wind, distant birdsong and the thumping of hammers on the chalk that can be felt through the feet.
As Baxter began her climb out of the canopy, birdsong permeated the sun-dappled grove.
The only sounds aside from wind and birdsong were those of hooves and our own animated conversation.
The safe zone would be located six miles away from the runways, and once the flock is on site, the team would deploy decoys and birdsong in order to keep them there.
At night, no sound but birdsong until the birds too are asleep.
Today, only birdsong and the distant hum of lawnmowers break the solemn silence at the vast Meuse-Argonne American Cemetery.
Workers around the Hitler compound are encouraged to shoot cats because the Leader likes birdsong.
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First Known Use of birdsong
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Definition of birdsong for English Language Learners
: the song of a bird or of many birds
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