bird band

  1. a band put on a bird's leg to identify it for observations about its range, behavior, longevity, migration patterns, etc.

Origin of bird band

An Americanism dating back to 1935–40
  • Also called, British, bird ring.

Other words from bird band

  • bird bander, noun
  • bird banding, noun

Words Nearby bird band Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2023