twitcher


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twitch·er

 (twĭch′ər)
n.
1. One that twitches.
2. Chiefly British A bird watcher, especially one who observes rare birds.

twitcher

(ˈtwɪtʃə)
n
1. a person or thing that twitches
2. (Other Non-sporting Hobbies) informal a bird-watcher who tries to spot as many rare varieties as possible

twitcher

A dedicated bird watcher.
Translations

twitcher

[ˈtwɪtʃəʳ] N (Brit) → observador(a) m/f de aves

twitcher

[ˈtwɪtʃər] n (British) (= bird-watcher) → fou des oiseaux (folle)m/f(observateur)

twitcher

n (Brit inf) → Vogelliebhaber(in) m(f), → Vogelnarr m, → Vogelnärrin f (inf)
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"He likes to silence and ban people on Gosforth Traffic, who dare to have a different opinion to his own," said the Twitcher admin.
DOWN: 1 Clamour 2 Workmate 3 Soar 4 Distinct 5 Fete 6 Flask 8 Transparent 13 Receiver 14 Twitcher 15 Spatter 18 Yucca 20 Rein 21 Frau.
e local vicar, Mr Huxley was a very keen twitcher, so keen in fact that he had the skulls of birds encased and hung on the walls of his house adjoining St Andrew's church on our estate.
A twitcher's paradise, one end of the laKe has been set aside as a bird sanctuary and there is a permanent bird hide that proves to be a popular place to view a wide variety of ducKs, including mallards, teal, tufted ducKs, goldeneyes and, during the breeding season, blacK-headed gulls.
Student and amateur twitcher Daniel Foy, 29, from Mossley Hill, said: "Waxwings are a rare species and you only see them over here when the berry crop in Scandinavia has failed.
IWONDER if the SouthWales Echo could stop perpetuating the misuse of "twitcher" as a synonym for bird watcher?
Is it possible they are the same insane ramblings of an indignant serial letter writer, what we back in Blighty would refer to as a "Curtain Twitcher"?
Philip is a prolific writer and "twitcher" and an avid cartoon collector.
For Lee is a twitcher, one of those eccentric bird watchers who spend their lives searching for rare specimens.
But the Twitcher adminstrator said: "He likes to silence and ban people on Gosforth Traffic, who dare to have a different opinion to his own."
AN Arctic tern gets a bird's eye view of exactly what this twitcher is up to - by perching on his head.