Birdie, Birdie

DESCRIPTION: "Birdie, birdie, in the tree, See them, Mama, vun, two, three, See they spread their little wings, Oh, what darling pretty things. Snow white darlings look around, See your breakfast on the ground." They do not move, for "Papa made them out of snow."
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1940 (SFQ IV, according to Morris)
KEYWORDS: bird father mother
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Morris, #227, "Birdie, Birdie" (1 text)
Roud #5043
File: Morr227

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