bird watcher

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n bird watcher a person who identifies and studies birds in their natural habitats
    • n bird watcher a zoologist who studies birds
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Usage

In literature:

It was so still in the canebrake that the birds over the head of the watcher began to sing.
"The Eyes of the Woods" by Joseph A. Altsheler
The watchers spied a score of birds, great geese far to the northward, coming right in line with them.
"The River Prophet" by Raymond S. Spears
Spread out in a gigantic crescent, the Spanish ships were likened by anxious watchers to a great bird of prey with outstretched wings.
"The Great Mogul" by Louis Tracy
The watchers had known it by the swift congregation of birds, particularly the gannets and skuas.
"The Divine Adventure Volume IV" by Fiona Macleod
A careful watcher can see the birds teach many interesting things to their young ones.
"Brooks's Readers, Third Year" by Stratton D. Brooks
For the watcher, or for the birds?
"The Empire Makers" by Hume Nesbit
A careful watcher will see the birds teach these things, and many others as interesting.
"The Children's Book of Birds" by Olive Thorne Miller
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In poetry:

‘My pretty boy, make we our play again
Here in the orchard where the birds complain,
'Till the traist watcher his song unrein,
Ah God! How swift the night
And day comes on.'
"Langue D'Oc" by Ezra Pound
Leckhampton chimney has fallen down
The birds of Crickley have cried it, it is known in the town,
The cliffs have changed, what will come next to that line
Watcher of West England, now that landmark has fallen
"Leckhampton Chimney has fallen down" by Ivor Gurney

In news:

RIO GRANDE VALLEY — Levi Perez is an avid bird watcher and can be seen at the World Birding Center in Edinburg up to two times a week.
The Yew Dell Botanical Gardens hosted their annual Hummingbird Festival on Saturday with more than 700 people attending, including vast numbers of enthusiasts, casual bird watchers, photographers, and children.
Spurred by technology, young bird-watchers are flocking to a pastime once dominated by retirees.
Bird experts with the Department of Natural Resources are telling bird watchers to be on the lookout for hummingbirds, warblers, vireos and thrushes.
The Oconee National Forest is known for its majestic trees and spectacular fishing on Lake Oconee, however it is also one of the state's premiere destinations for bird watchers.
Along with teaching chemistry, Burtt also was a passionate bird watcher and wrote a weekly column for The Post-Standard for more than 50 years.
Bird watchers have spotted two bald eagles working on a nest on the western shore of Lower Crystal Springs Reservoir , likely the same pair that made a historic mating attempt earlier this year.
Cottonwood-laced stretches of the San Pedro River are a bird-watcher's Xanadu, home to blue grosbeaks and green kingfishers, Western tanagers and crissal thrashers.
Expect to see bird watchers armed with their binoculars t READ.
Bird watchers are usually a sociable and helpful lot.
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Bird Watcher 's Digest Magazine.
An Impassioned Bird Watcher 's Tips.
Mr Mantlik, a professional wildlife photographer, has been a bird watcher for 20 years.
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