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1. A bird watcher.
a. A breeder of birds.
b. A hunter of birds.


(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) another name for a bird-watcher


(ˈbɜr dər)

1. a bird-watcher.
2. a person who raises birds.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.birder - a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitatsbirder - 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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I was shocked, I was so touched and I was very excited," said environmentalist Teresa Savaikie, an avid birder.
If you're a relatively inexperienced birder, chances are you'll draw the job of recorder, writing down the numbers and species of birds your group sees.
World-Renowned Bird Expert Kenn Kaufman Reveals His Secrets to Becoming a Better Birder
But as Noah finished, Dutch birder Arjan Dwarshuis kicked off his bid to take the record, in the Emirates and Sri Lanka, with 250 species in the first four days.
The early bird gets the worm and the early birder gets the bird," says Wing Commander Vijay K.
The counts conducted so far have generally been finding numbers of many common species are relatively low," said birder Charles Caron, who heads up a group of people counting birds in Westminster.
It wouldn't do to put a neophyte birder with a grizzled veteran birder who's no longer thrilled by his 10,000th sighting of a black-capped chickadee, for example.
It comes from a Maine State Representative and an avid birder who helped promote the creation of the Maine Birding Trail and is a pick for any travel or nature collection.
Each set of illustrations is accompanied by text listing the species' common name, scientific name, and identifying markings for a birder to look for.
Smith, an avid birder, has logged sightings of more than 370 species.
If you are a birder or a landowner and would like to participate, contact the Project Coordinator by mail at the Wildlife Resources Center, 108 Game Farm Road, Delmar, NY 12054 or by e-mail at fwbba@gw.
American Birding Association (ABA) Young Birder of the Year Rachael Butek could not believe what she was reading.