Definition Of bird of passage

noun

a migratory bird.

You are no summer bird of passage , come and gone with the bunting.

Example Of bird of passage

  • ‘The industry cannot possibly be affected because it is far more closed and sterile, and the poultry have practically no access to their faeces nor to water sources which could be infected by birds of passage ,’ he said.

  • Clearly there is some reason why these birds of passage have alighted here, and I hope they're having fun.

  • He said birds of passage are increasing in the zone after fishermen were banned from catching crab and fish last year.

  • In actual fact, the government servant cut off from his cultural moorings is no more than a transient, a bird of passage ; he has little social interaction with and almost no interest in the development of the local people.

  • Over time, many birds of passage decided to stay in America and sent for their families.


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