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birdwatching

Line breaks: bird|watch¦ing
Pronunciation: /ˈbəːdwɒtʃɪŋ
 
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Definition of birdwatching in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The practice of observing birds in their natural environment as a hobby.
Example sentences
  • Walter, who has hung up a bird feeder outside his apartment window, meets and chats up an 11-year-old girl who is bird-watching in a neighborhood park.
  • There'd be a spot for sunbathing, another for bird-watching.
  • There has been a lot of work gone into this accreditation and it really sets this area up as being the capital for bird-watching and study.

Derivatives

birdwatcher

1
noun
Example sentences
  • Do bird-watchers, by watching birds, influence the behavior of the birds they are watching?
  • We can no longer maintain the old Cartesian view that we can observe Nature like a bird-watcher with a perfect hide.
  • No precise data on West Nile-related deaths are available for wild crows, but bird-watchers have noted far fewer of the birds in certain areas where they once thrived.

Words that rhyme with birdwatching

heartsearching

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