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.

bird-watcher

n
a person who studies wild birds in their natural surroundings
ˈbird-ˌwatching n
Translations

bird-watcher

[ˈbɜːdwɒtʃəʳ<> Nobservador(a) m/f de aves

bird-watcher

[ˈbɜːdˈwɒtʃəʳ] nbird watcher m/f inv
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Summary: A British bird-watcher was trampled to death by an elephant near a southern Indian tiger .
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Line drawings in black and white blend with naturalists' quotes and reflections on birds, presenting many fine first-person reflections on what makes a bird-watcher, amazing migration feats, unusual nesting habits, and more--all imparted with a tender first-person reflective tone.
He said: "As a bird-watcher your mind is conflicted as you wish to free the bird and also want nature to take it's course.
all my life -- to see a killdeer, which lives on the (North) Slope in Alaska," the 56-year-old bird-watcher exclaimed.
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When they turn, they all turn the same way, and you'll see a burst of green suddenly flashing yellow,'' said bird-watcher Louise Epps, a clinical psychologist who is second vice president in the San Fernando Valley Audubon Society.
A bird-watcher spotted the body, thought to be that of a young woman, on a sandbank.
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