Birds in Russian

Learn Russian names of birds with pictures, examples and audio.

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чайка́ [cháî-ka] Noun, feminine

seagull

  • Её разбуди́ли беспоко́йные кри́ки ча́ек за окно́м.

    ye-yó raz-bu-dée-lee bees-pa-kóî-ny-ye krée-kee chá-eek za ak-nóm

    She was awakened by the restless cries of seagulls outside.

  • Над тёмно-си́ней водо́й ни́зко носи́лись ча́йки.

    nat tyóm-na-sée-neeî va-dóî nées-ka na-sée-lees' cháî-kee

    Seagulls hovered low over the deep blue water.

а́ист [á-eest] Noun, masculine

stork

  • А́исты – перелётные пти́цы, ежего́дно в конце́ ле́та они́ улета́ют в тёплые края́.

    á-ees-ty - pee-ree-lyót-ny-ye ptée-tsy, ye-zhee-gód-na v fan-tsé lyé-ya a-née u-lee-tá-yut f tyóp-ly-ye kra-yá

    Storks are migratory birds; every year at the end of summer they fly away to warmer regions.

  • Три дня наза́д а́ист свил гнездо́ на кры́ше на́шего до́ма.

    tree dnya na-zát á-eest sveel gneez-dó na krý-she ná-shee-va dó-ma

    Three days ago, a stork built a nest on the roof of our house.