A bird's-eye view of a beach.
The definition of a bird's-eye view is an overall view, as if the viewer were in the sky.
An example of a bird's-eye view is the view of a plain from the top of a mountain.
- a view or perspective from above or at a distance
- an overall, but cursory, view
(plural bird's-eye views)
- (idiomatic) The view from directly or high above.