On the first day of christmas, my true love sent to me
a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the second day of christmas, my true love sent to me
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the third day of christmas, my true love sent to me
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the fourth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the fifth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the sixth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the seventh day of christmas, my true love sent to me
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the eight day of christmas, my true love sent to me
eight yellow-browed warblers,
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the ninth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
nine yellow-rumped antwrens,
eight yellow-browed warblers,
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the tenth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
ten tablas drongos,
nine yellow-rumped antwrens,
eight yellow-browed warblers,
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the eleventh day of christmas, my true love sent to me
eleven rusty-winged starlings,
ten tablas drongos,
nine yellow-rumped antwrens,
eight yellow-browed warblers,
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.

On the twelfth day of christmas, my true love sent to me
twelve brewer's blackbirds,
eleven rusty-winged starlings,
ten tablas drongos,
nine yellow-rumped antwrens,
eight yellow-browed warblers,
seven brown cuckoo-doves,
six henderson petrels,
five long-tailed fantails,
four damara red-billed hornbills,
three blue-footed boobies,
two blue lorikeets,
and a short-winged cisticola in a hornbeam tree.