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1. A bird watcher.
a. A breeder of birds.
b. A hunter of birds.
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(Other Non-sporting Hobbies) another name for a bird-watcher
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(ˈbɜr dər)

1. a bird-watcher.
2. a person who raises birds.
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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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nVogelbeobachter(in) m(f)
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That was too rich for this birder's blood, but I didn't leave the festival empty-handed.
Thanks to her Gran, seventeen-year-old Laurel is an avid birder. She is also a photographer and desperate to win a photography contest in a prominent nature magazine just like Gran had.
A MONDAY lunchtime trip to Traeth Dulas, north of Moelfre, proved an excellent decision by Anglesey birder Tony White, who found a Royal Tern on the incoming tide.
How to Be an Urban Birder is the world's first guide to the art of urban birding--which is so easy and great fun!
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He made his living as an engineering consultant, but today his business card identifies him as "Conservation philanthropist/amateur ornithologist/adventure seeker/sporadic writer." He has been an avid birder for nearly two decades, traveling to every continent except Antarctica.
An avid birder, KB Singh, says: " The spotting has given us reasons to conserve the river habitat better and rid it of pollution." Mostly recorded in the ' Desert National Park' and Churu district of Rajasthan, it occurs alone or in pairs, perching on the tops of exposed bushes and dropping to the ground to feed.
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.
We had arranged to meet Robert Steele, a ranger and fellow birder, when he arrived at the park at 6 a.m., and he let us into the Aquatic Gardens.
A birding trail survey conducted at Dauphin Island just across the state line in Alabama, for example, shows the average income of a birder at $87,800 annually.
David Lindo, also known as The Urban Birder, is a TV presenter, broadcaster, writer and naturalist who has launched the search for the nation's favourite bird.
"Where and how to use it in other situations is up to the individual birder.''