baby bird


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Noun1.baby bird - young bird not yet fledgedbaby bird - young bird not yet fledged    
young bird - a bird that is still young
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baby bird

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References in classic literature ?
One of his poems tells how Cowper scolded his spaniel Beau for killing a little baby bird "not because you were hungry," says the poet, "but out of naughtiness." Here is Beau's reply--
Father used to say that when they have their baby birds to look after, they are as fierce as eagles."
Kate Humble, RSPB president said: "If a child hasn't ever got their hands dirty sifting though soil for bugs, kicked up leaves or been wowed by a cute baby bird, how can we expect them to care about the natural world?
Almost any pun can make him throw back his head and fling open his jaws like a baby bird at feeding time.
Unless the couple have a baby bird after conceiving in Adamsdown - and name it Jubilee Trading Estate.
Eadie and his colleagues suggest that perhaps at one time, the coot's skin patch turned red to signal a parent that the baby bird was stressed and needed care.
Borough Road was blocked one way as the fire crew lifted manholes and used a thermal imaging camera to locate the baby bird - all to no avail.
A BABY bird trapped in a wall space was rescued with the help of a CD of birdsong, the RSPCA said.
The cause of the baby bird's death was still unclear.
A pounds 25,000 reward has been offered for the baby bird's safe return but there have been no sightings.
The feeblest pun can make him throw back his head and fling open his jaws like a baby bird at feeding time.
A BABY bird which had its foot caught in string and was dangling upside down from its nest has been rescued by firefighters.