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Animals, cries of

AnimalCry
Apesgibber
assesbray
beeshum
beetlesdrone
bearsgrowl
bitternsboom
blackbirdswhistle
blackcapswe speak of the“chick-chick” of the blackcap
bullsbellow
canariessing or quaver
catsmew, purr, swear, and caterwaul
calvesbleat and blear
chaffincheschirp or pink
chickenspip
cicadæsing
cockscrow
cowsmoo or low
crowscaw
cuckooscry, cuckoo
deerbell
dogsbark, bay, howl, and yelp
dovescoo
ducksquack
eaglesscream
falconschant
fliesbuzz
foxesbark and yelp
frogscroak
geesecackle and hiss
goldfinchwe speak of the “merry twinkle” of the female
grasshopperschirp and pitter
grousewe speak of the “drumming” of the grouse
guineafowlscry “come back”
guineapigssqueak
haressqueak
hawksscream
henscackle and cluck
horsesneigh and whinny
hyenaslaugh
jayschatter
kittensmew
lambsbaa and bleat
larkssing
linnetschuckle in their call
lionsroar
magpieschatter
micesqueak and squeal
monkeyschatter and gibber
nightingalespipe and warble—we also speak of its “jug-jug”
owlshoot and screech
oxenlow and bellow
parrotstalk
peacocksscream
peewitscry “pee-wit”
pigeonscoo
pigsgrunt, squeak, and squeal
ravenscroak
redstartswhistle
rookscaw
screech-owlsscreech or shriek
sheepbaa or bleat
snakeshiss
sparrowschirp or yelp
stagsbellow and call
swallowstwitter
swanscry—we also speak of the “bombilation” of the swan
thrusheswhistle
tigersgrowl
titswe speak of the “twittwit” of the bottle-tit
turkey-cocksgobble
vulturesscream
whitethroatschirr
wolveshowl
Source: Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, E. Cobham Brewer, 1894
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