Tree frogs were chirping so abundantly that they sounded like crickets.
The night was quiet, no insects chirping, no water gurgling.
A steady chirping and whistling came from the forest.
Birds flitted from tree to tree, chirping at each other and battling over the best roosting sights.
Haydn uses a true Straussian discord in The Seasons, in order to imitate the chirping of a cricket; but the harshest realism in Gatterdammerung (the discord produced by the horns of Hagen and his churls in the mustering-scene in the second act) has a harmonic logic which would have convinced Corelli.
I could hear birds chirping and earlier, the woman humming.
Her voice sounded so serious and so sad that the chirping of the birds was silenced at once.
The three voices, hers, Mademoiselle Bourienne's, and Katie's, who was laughing at something, mingled in a merry sound, like the chirping of birds.
Males of the little water-bugs of the genus Corixa make a shrill chirping note by drawing a row of teeth on the flattened fore-foot across a group of spines on the haunch of the opposite leg.
Many beetles make a hissing or chirping sound by rubbing a "scraper," formed by a sharp edge or prominence on some part of their exoskeleton, over a "file" formed by a number of fine ridges situate on an adjacent region.