Bird Vocabulary and Parts of a Bird

Learn Bird Vocabulary and Different Parts of a Bird in English.

Birds are a group of endothermic vertebrates, characterised by feathers, toothless beaked jaws, the laying of hard-shelled eggs, a high metabolic rate, a four-chambered heart, and a strong yet lightweight skeleton.

Bird Vocabulary

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Some birds are associated with the water, such as the duck, goose, swan, and seagull.

Different Parts of a Bird

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General Vocabulary about Birds

  • Nests – Nest is a structure built to hold eggs, offspring.
  • Hatch –  egg of birds
  • Bird migration  – Bird migration is the regular seasonal movement, often north and south along a flyway, between breeding and wintering grounds.
  •  A group of birds is called a flock.
  • “Birds of prey” are birds that hunt and eat animals, such as the eagle, hawk, and owl.
  •  A vulture is a type of bird of prey that is known as a scavenger – it eats animals that are already dead.

We have a variety of English words to describe the sounds that birds make:

  • Sing – when birds are making a musical sound
  • Tweet/twitter/cheep/chirp – when birds are making short, high sounds
  • Shriek/cry – a very loud, piercing sound made by a bird
  • Hoot – the deep sound made by an owl
  • Caw – the sound made by a crow (sounds like “AWW! AWW!”)
  • Cluck – the short, low sound that a chicken makes
  • Crow / cock-a-doodle-do – the sound that a rooster makes
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