bird watcher


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bird watcher

or bird·watch·er also bird-watch·er (bûrd′wŏch′ər)
n.
A person who observes and identifies birds in their natural surroundings.

bird watching n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bird watcher - a zoologist who studies birdsbird watcher - a zoologist who studies birds  
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
2.bird watcher - a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitatsbird watcher - a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats
amateur - someone who pursues a study or sport as a pastime
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A bird watcher surnamed Huang told the Liberty Times that after three days waiting at the scene, she spotted 16 pied avocets migrate to Yilan to spend the winter, which is the largest number she has ever seen.
Like a bird watcher who spots a rare specimen, the author shows palpable (and charming) excitement for his subject throughout, never losing his sense of wonder and admiration for nature's "ingenious construction" of the egg.
A RARELY seen bird of prey was spotted in the skies over Coventry today by a keen bird watcher.
Though the birds face many hazards throughout the journey, the bird watcher stressed they are particularly hunted and shot in Kuwait.
She can recognise different colours and species," Jess said of budding bird watcher Hazel.
The Wheatear was spotted by bird watcher John Dyda on Friday in fields at Cemlyn on Anglesey," he said.
We've also had the endangered yellow-crowned night heron nesting in the area," says Dyer, an avid bird watcher.
While working with the Education Team of the Renfrewshire Association for Mental Health, giving talks to school pupils and social workers, Suzy started writing about having mental illness and this led to the writing of her autobiography, The Naked Bird Watcher, which was published in the Spring of 2003.
The National Geographic Society recently launched a print newsletter, National Geographic Bird Watcher, targeted to "the 63 million Americans who passionately search for and photograph birds.
The platform is dedicated to the memory of Chris Ellison, a member of the land trust and avid bird watcher.
Veteran bird watcher Chris Grimshaw, 62, from Lincoln, said: "Most twitchers are anoraks just interested in the birds, but some people are clearly going to hides for other reasons.
99) provides the avid bird watcher with one of the best regarded pocket guides to bird watching in Europe in Welsh for the first time, including Welsh-language names for common and rare birds listed.