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  • as inchild
  • as intot
  • as infledgling

synonyms for nestlings

  • adolescent
  • baby
  • infant
  • juvenile
  • kid
  • minor
  • offspring
  • teenager
  • toddler
  • youngster
  • youth
  • babe
  • bairn
  • bambino
  • brat
  • cherub
  • chick
  • cub
  • descendant
  • dickens
  • imp
  • innocent
  • issue
  • lamb
  • mite
  • moppet
  • neonate
  • nestling
  • newborn
  • nipper
  • nursling
  • preteen
  • progeny
  • shaver
  • sprout
  • squirt
  • stripling
  • suckling
  • tadpole
  • teen
  • tot
  • tyke
  • urchin
  • whippersnapper
  • anklebiter
  • kiddie
  • little angel
  • little darling
  • little doll
  • little one
  • pubescent
  • small fry
  • teenybopper
  • young one
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antonyms for nestlings

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  • adult
  • parent
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How to use nestlings in a sentence

Eggs and nestlings were found lying on the bare soil at the inner ends of the burrows; no nesting material was found.
SUMMER BIRDS FROM THE YUCATAN PENINSULAERWIN E. KLAAS
A steaming hot cup of the fragrant beverage was declared by the nestlings to be "prime and delicious" in the extreme.
A FORTUNE HUNTER; OR, THE OLD STONE CORRALJOHN DUNLOE CARTERET
But there it was, in plain sight; and he loved eggs or tender nestlings.
THE WATCHERS OF THE TRAILSCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
The urchin in the enemy's tree was not the most unfortunate of the nestlings.
IN NESTING TIMEOLIVE THORNE MILLER
When the parent birds are teaching the nestlings to fly, cats also catch the little ones.
STORIES OF CALIFORNIAELLA M. SEXTON
Down on the southern ridge we happened on a Wilson petrel with feathered nestlings.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
Within, it is lined with the most delicate materials, such as wool and feathers, that the nestlings may be soft and warm.
THE BOOK OF CURIOSITIESI. PLATTS
By the middle of January many of the eggs have yielded nestlings which are covered with white down.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
The dusky horned-owls (B. coromandus) have either finished breeding or are tending nestlings.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
In April and May the bird-catchers go round and collect the nestlings in order to sell them at four annas apiece.
A BIRD CALENDAR FOR NORTHERN INDIADOUGLAS DEWAR
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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