Cries of Birds- 52 Birds Sound Names in English

Cries of birds? We know that animals, as well as birds, also make some sounds. That sound is a cry. The cries of birds differ from each other. We should know the particular words for the cries of birds and animals.

There are different names for the cries of various birds.

In this part, we will see the names of the birds sound names.

Names for Cries of Birds/ Birds Sound Name

Here is a list of the words for the cries of birds. That is the names of sounds the birds make- the birds’ sound names.

Do you know?

  1. The baby bird’s sound name is ‘tweet, chirp.
  2. The bat’s sound name in English is ‘screech.
  3. The blackbird’s sound name is ‘whistle.
  4. The bulbul’s sound name in English is ‘chatter.
  5. The canary’s sound name is ‘sing.
  6. The chicken’s sound name is ‘cluck.
  7. The cock’s sound name is ‘crow.
  8. The cuckoo’s sound name is ‘coo.
  9. The crane’s sound name in English is ‘hiss, honk.
  10. The crow’s sound name in English is ‘caw.
  11. The dove’s sound name in English is ‘coo.
  12. The duck’s sound name is ‘quack.
  13. The eagle’s sound name is ‘scream.
  14. The falcon’s sound name is ‘chant.
  15. The flies’ sound name is ‘buzz.
  16. The goose’s sound name is ‘cackle.
  17. The hen’s sound name is ‘cluck.
  18. The kite’s sound name is ‘scream.
  19. The nightingale’s sound name is ‘warble, sing.
  20. The ostrich’s sound name in English is ‘chirp.
  21. The owl’s sound name is ‘hoot.
  22. The parrot’s sound name is ‘talk.
  23. The peacock’s sound name is ‘scream.
  24. The pigeon’s sound name is ‘coo.
  25. The raven’s sound name is ‘croak.
  26. The robin’s sound name is ‘laugh.
  27. The sparrow’s sound name is chirp.
  28. The swan’s sound name is ‘cry.
  29. The turkey’s sound name is ‘gobble.
  30. The vulture’s sound name is ‘scream.

Birds Sound Name Chart

The following image will help you know the bird sound names.

Birds Sound Name

How do birds sound?

The bird sound list is given below. It helps students to know the bird’s names and how they sound.

List of birds and their sounds

Have a look-

Sr. No. Bird Cry/sound name
1. Bats screech
2. Birds twitter, chirp, sing, whistle
3. Blackbirds whistle
4. Bulbuls chatter
5. Canaries sing
6. Chaffinches chirp
7. Cicadas sing
8. Chickens cluck, cackle
9. Cocks crow
10. Cranes hiss, honk
11. Crows caw
12. Cuckoos coo
13. Curlews pipe
14. Doves coo
15. Ducks quack
16. Eagles scream
17. Egrets rick-rack
18. Kites scream
19. Falcons chant
20. Flamingos mutter, grunt
21. Flies buzz
22. Goose (Geese) cackle, gobble, hiss, honk
23. Grouses drums
24. Hawks scream
25. Hens cackle, cluck
26. Hummingbirds chatter, squeal, hum
27. Jays  chatters
28. Kites scream
29. Kittens mew
30. Larks sing, warble
31. Magpies  chatters
32. Nightingales pipe, sing, warble
33. Owls hoot, screech, scream
34. Ostriches chirp, bark, hiss
35. Parrots talk, screech, squawk
36. Peacocks scream
37. Peafowls scream
38. Peewits peewit
39. Pigeons coo
40. Ravens croak
41. Redstarts whistles
42. Robins chirr, chuckle, laugh
43. Rooks caw
44. Screech owls screech
45. Sparrows chirp, twitter
46. Swallows twitter
47. Swans cry
48. Thrushes sing, whistle
49. Turkeys Cocks, gobble
50. Vultures scream
51. Whitethroats chirr
52. Wrens warble

You will get a list of categorized words in the lesson Glossary.  

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