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Partridge

There is a total of 184 birds in the 12 Days of Christmas.

Here's how to work it out:

Day 1 - a partridge in a pear tree (1 bird)

Day 2 - 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (3 birds)

Day 3 - 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (6 birds)

Day 4 - 4 colly (or calling birds), 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (10 birds)

Day 5 - 10 birds again

Day 6 - 6 geese-a-laying, 4 colly birds, 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (16 birds)

Day 7 - 7 swans-a-swimming, 6 geese-a-laying, 4 colly birds, 3 French hens, 2 turtle doves and a partridge in a pear tree (23 birds)

Day 8 - 23 birds

Day 9 - 23 birds

Day 10 - 23 birds

Day 11 - 23 birds

Day 12 - 23 birds

Add all the days together and you get 184 birds.


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