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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I have been a keen bird watcher for the past few years.
Caroline, who managed to take this picture, said:"I am a keen bird watcher and was delighted to see such a bird in my garden.
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.
Aiming to promote the development of a solid foundation for building field skills, veteran birders Armistead and Sullivan explain how to become a good birder: be a good bird watcher, which means preparing for the field, studying for the next venture outside, daydreaming about certain species and hoping for discoveries, and often keeping a list of species sighted over time.
Bird Homes and Habitats joins other books in Peterson's field guide series and comes from the editor of Bird Watcher's Digest and the author of the Peterson Field Guides.
Thompson, the editor of Bird Watcher's Digest, has written "The Young Birder's Guide to Birds of Eastern North America." Zickefoose is an author and illustrator who has painted several illustrations for the cover of Bird Watcher's Digest.
A KEEN bird watcher and ex-mountain leader died after plunging 80ft off a cliff.
IWONDER if the SouthWales Echo could stop perpetuating the misuse of "twitcher" as a synonym for bird watcher? ("Young twitchers join RSPB project", January 23).
Anderson, Out of the Woods: A Bird Watcher's Year is a memoir reflecting upon the joys of birdwatching, the majesty of growing old, and the wondrous natural diversity of Appalachia.
Books piled high on a table visible from the front door include such volumes as Germs, The Bird Watcher's America, and Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea.
IDENTIFY YOURSELF: The 50 Most Common Birding Identification Challenges BILL THOMPSON III AND THE EDITORS OF BIRD WATCHER'S DIGEST