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ˈbɜrdˌhaʊs; -ˌhaʊ zɪzbird·house

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  1. birdhousenoun

    a shelter for birds


  1. birdhousenoun

    A small house for birds.

  2. birdhousenoun

    An aviary.


  1. birdhouse

    A nest box, also spelled nestbox, is a man-made enclosure provided for animals to nest in. Nest boxes are most frequently utilized for birds, in which case they are also called birdhouses or a birdbox/bird box, but some mammalian species such as bats may also use them. Placing nestboxes or roosting boxes may also be used to help maintain populations of particular species in an area. The modern nest box was invented by the British conservationist Charles Waterton in the early 19th century to encourage more birdlife and wildfowl on the nature reserve he set up on his estate. Traditional nest boxes have existed in many civilisations, since antiquity. Nest boxes are getting more attention because increasing industrialization, urban growth, modern construction methods, deforestation and other human activities since the mid-20th century have caused severe declines in birds' natural habitats, introducing hurdles to breeding. Nest boxes can help prevent bird extinction, as it was shown in the case of Scarlet Macaws in the Peruvian Amazon.


  1. birdhouse

    A birdhouse is a small structure, usually made of wood or metal, designed to provide shelter for birds, typically for nesting purposes. It often has a small entrance hole and is placed up high in trees or on poles to protect birds from predators. Birdhouses vary in their design and size according to the type of bird species they intend to attract.


  1. Birdhouse

    Birdhouse is an album by American jazz saxophonist Fred Anderson released in 1996 on Okka Disk. The title refers to Anderson's Chicago club that closed in 1978. Three pieces are played by a quartet with pianist Jim Baker and long-time collaborators bassist Harrison Bankhead and drummer Hamid Drake, while the remaining "Waiting for M.C." is a duo Anderson-Drake performed while the tapes were rolling as they awaited pianist Marilyn Crispell for the studio rehearsal the day before the live recording Destiny. "Like Sonny" is dedicated to saxophonist Sonny Stitt.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of birdhouse in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of birdhouse in Pythagorean Numerology is: 2

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