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What is a Colley bird or calling bird as in the 12days of ...

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What is a Colley bird or calling bird as in the 12days of christmas song
Submitted: 9 years ago.
Category: Entertainment
Expert:  Ms Chase - JA Entertainment Mentor replied 9 years ago.

Hi Smiles,

Some Christians say that the 'four calling birds' are the Evangelists: Matthew, Mark, Luke, and John; or their Gospels.

Colly is a dialect word meaning black and refers to the European blackbird (Turdus merula). Calling birds is the Americanized version of colly.

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Chase