Bird vocalization  

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"Everyone wants to understand art, why not try to understand the song of a bird?" --Pablo Picasso


"So goodbye to the Platonic Forms. They are teretismata, and have nothing to do with our speech." --Posterior Analytics, Aristotle


"And what do the birds say? All there is to say about a massacre, things like "Poo-tee-weet?"" --Slaughterhouse-Five, 1969, Kurt Vonnegut


Birds of Venezuela (1973) by Jean-Claude Roché

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Bird vocalization includes both bird calls and bird songs. In non-technical use, bird songs are the bird sounds that are melodious to the human ear. In ornithology and birding, (relatively complex) songs are distinguished by function from (relatively simple) calls.

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