ornithologist


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or·ni·thol·o·gy

 (ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with birds.

or′ni·tho·log′ic (-thə-lŏj′ĭk), or′ni·tho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
or′ni·tho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
or′ni·thol′o·gist n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.ornithologist - a zoologist who studies birdsornithologist - a zoologist who studies birds  
animal scientist, zoologist - a specialist in the branch of biology dealing with animals
Translations
عالِم في الطُّيور
ornitolog
ornitolog
ornitológus
fuglafræîingur
ornitológ
ornitolog
kuş bilim uzmanı

ornithologist

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪst] Nornitólogo/a m/f

ornithologist

[ˌɔːrnɪˈθɒlədʒɪst] nornithologue m/f

ornithologist

nOrnithologe m, → Ornithologin f, → Vogelkundler(in) m(f)

ornithologist

[ˌɔːnɪˈθɒlədʒɪst] nornitologo/a

ornithology

(oːniˈθolədʒi) noun
the scientific study of birds and their behaviour. He is interested in ornithology.
ornithoˈlogical (-ˈlo-) adjective
orniˈthologist noun
References in classic literature ?
Altogether at least a score of pigeons might be chosen, which if shown to an ornithologist, and he were told that they were wild birds, would certainly, I think, be ranked by him as well-defined species.
Hence the supposed aboriginal stocks must either still exist in the countries where they were originally domesticated, and yet be unknown to ornithologists; and this, considering their size, habits, and remarkable characters, seems very improbable; or they must have become extinct in the wild state.
Townshend, an ornithologist; from these gentlemen we may look forward to important information concerning these interesting regions.
Ornithologists have generally included them among the creepers, although opposed to that family in every habit.
While apiarists are none too pleased with this invasive interloper, the sighting of these exotic looking birds, purely from an ornithologist's perspective, are the bees' knees.
Paul treads the same ground as his ancestor, Ambrosius Arimond, an ornithologist who traveled to Afghanistan in the late eighteenth century.
Francisco Sornoza is the ornithologist who led the team of researchers from Ecuador, Venezuela, Denmark and Sweden which made the discovery.
Vice Chairman of the Pakistan Wildlife Foundation and a noted ornithologist of the country, Safwan Shahab Ahmad while speaking on the occasion said if migratory birds stop coming, our wetlands will dry up and our great natural fauna and flora will suffer unimaginably.
The most conventional of the Portuguese auteur's protagonists, who have included a libidinous, latex-encased garbage collector seeking rough sex amid the rubbish (O fantasma [2000]) and an aged drag queen mortally poisoned by silicone breast implants (To Die like a Man [2009]), the solitary ornithologist nevertheless undergoes one wild ride after crashing his kayak on an annual trek to survey birds in a remote nature preserve.
BONUS: Now, you be the ornithologist! Go outside and find a bird in your area.
Shaikh Mohammed gives away Prince Albert II of Monaco, Indian environment expert Dr Ashok Khosla, Dr Zakri Abdul Hamid of Malaysia and Swiss ornithologist Dr Luc Hoffmann.
Summary: Muscat: A British ornithologist and his team have discovered a completely new species of owl ...