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or·ni·thol·o·gy

 (ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with birds.

or′ni·tho·log′ic (-thə-lŏj′ĭk), or′ni·tho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
or′ni·tho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
or′ni·thol′o·gist n.

ornithology

(ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ)
n
(Zoology) the study of birds, including their physiology, classification, ecology, and behaviour
ornithological adj
ˌornithoˈlogically adv
ˌorniˈthologist n

or•ni•thol•o•gy

(ˌɔr nəˈθɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the branch of zoology that deals with birds.
[1645–55; < New Latin ornithologia. See ornitho-, -logy]
or`ni•tho•log′i•cal (-θəˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl) or`ni•tho•log′ic, adj.
or`ni•tho•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
or`ni•thol′o•gist, n.

or·ni·thol·o·gy

(ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of birds.

ornithology

the branch of zoology that studies birds. — ornithologist, n.ornithologie, ornithological, adj.
See also: Birds
the branch of zoology that studies birds. — ornithologist, n.
See also: Zoology

ornithology

The branch of zoology that deals with the study of birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ornithology - the branch of zoology that studies birdsornithology - the branch of zoology that studies birds
Aves, class Aves - (ornithology) the class of birds
zoological science, zoology - the branch of biology that studies animals
Translations
عِلم الطُّيور
ornitologie
ornitologi
lintutiedeornitologia
ornitologija
madártan
fuglafræîi
ornitologasornitologijaornitologinis
ornitoloģija
ornitológia
kuş bilimi

ornithology

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ] Nornitología f

ornithology

[ˌɔːrnɪˈθɒlədʒi] nornithologie f

ornithology

nOrnithologie f, → Vogelkunde f

ornithology

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪ] nornitologia

ornithology

(oːniˈθolədʒi) noun
the scientific study of birds and their behaviour. He is interested in ornithology.
ornithoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
orniˈthologist noun
References in classic literature ?
Ornithologists have generally included them among the creepers, although opposed to that family in every habit.
Moreover, I do not believe that any ornithologist would place the English carrier, the short-faced tumbler, the runt, the barb, pouter, and fantail in the same genus; more especially as in each of these breeds several truly-inherited sub-breeds, or species as he might have called them, could be shown him.
There are plenty of bird lovers, but there are not so many ornithologists.
When ornithologists are trying to identify a bird, they look at the bird's body parts.
Ornithologists believe the birds have been attracted by the building's flat roof and the plentiful supplies of waste food available.
Some ornithologists study birds to find clues about how to protect the environment.
A team of qualified ornithologists under the editorship of Richard Nairn and John O'Halloran have put together the book.
Ornithologists studying the feathers of Erithacus rubecula have discovered that the red breast reveals more than simply the species of the owner.
Ornithologists working in Kielder Forest's 155,000 acres are monitoring 11 nests in Northumberland's most remote corner.
BETHLEHEM, August 23, 2010 (WAFA)- A worldwide ornithologists gathering elected Imad Atrash, executive director of the Wildlife Society in Palestine, a global ornithologist during the meeting of 25 scientists, being held in the resort of San Paulo, Brazil.
Ornithologists from Turkey based "Nature Association" announced they managed to take photos of three Fish-Owls in the Taurus mountains.
Although aimed at birders and natural history buffs, this authoritative book has much to offer to serious ornithologists as well.