スズメ /suzume/ sparrow
A sparrow is very alert in its movements.
Sparrows were flying about.
Not a single sparrow was to be heard.
ツバメ /tsubame/ Swallow
Many swallows will come soon from the south.
We can see more and more swallows.
One swallow does not make a summer.
アヒル /ahiru/ Duck
Ducks were swimming about on the pond.
It looks like a duck.
Can you tell a duck from a goose?
フクロウ /fukurou/ Owl
An owl sleeps by day and hunts by night.
Owls cannot see in the daytime.
Owls are supposed to be very wise.
わし /washi/ Eagle
An eagle is flying in the sky.
An eagle’s wings are more than one meter across.
An eagle was soaring high up in the air.
はくちょう /hakuchou/ Swan
The swans migrate from here to Florida.
The swans on the river make a dreamlike scene.
つる /tsuru/ Crane
She folded colored paper into a paper crane.
She tried to touch the golden crane.
ほと /hato/ Pigeon
The dove is a symbol of peace.
からす /karasu/ Crow
The bird on the roof is a crow.
Lately, we see crows everywhere.
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