Definition of Nestlings

1. Noun. (plural of nestling) ¹



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Definition of Nestlings

1. nestling [n] - See also: nestling

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nestlings

nestin
nesting
nesting behaviour
nesting habitat
nesting place
nestings
nestle
nestled
nestler
nestlers
nestles
nestless
nestlike
nestling
nestlingly
nestlings (current term)
nestmate
nestmates
nestohedra
nestohedron
nestor
nestors
nests
nestsful
neststraw
net
net-earnings
net-like
net-net
net-raising

Literary usage of Nestlings

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Field Book of Birds of the Southwestern United States by Roger Tory Peterson, Gilbert Haven Trafton, Luther E. Wyman, Elizabeth F. Burnell (1916)
"In order to convey some idea of the vast amount of food consumed by nestlings, a table is given below showing the number of times the young are fed hourly, ..."

2. The Auk: Quarterly Journal of Ornithology by American Ornithologists' Union, Nuttall Ornithological Club (1899)
"OBSERVERS who have watched the growth of nestlings, from the hatching of the eggs to the abandonment of the nest by the young birds, often have been struck ..."

3. The Nursery by Fanny P Seaverns, John L. Shorey (Firm (1871)
"MAMMA'S nestlings. THE little birdies sing their best Just as the sun is ... Now, mamma's nestlings all confess " Good-night" a pleasant word is: They ought ..."

4. Bird Friends: A Complete Bird Book for Americans by Gilbert Haven Trafton (1916)
"In order to convey some idea of the vast amount of food consumed by nestlings, a table is given below showing the number of tunes the young are fed hourly, ..."

5. The Village Reader: Designed for the Use of Schools by George Merriam, Charles Merriam (1841)
"HAVE you seen my darling nestlings ? " A mother robin cried. " I cannot, cannot find them, Though I've sought them far and wide. 2. ..."

6. Literary News by L. Pylodet, Augusta Harriet (Garrigue) Leypoldt (1894)
"cell us, for instance, how the water-ousel feeds its babies, how blue-jay nestlings are taught to fly, and where the yellow-breasted chat, ..."

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