or bird·watch


verb (used without object)

to identify wild birds and observe their actions and habits in their natural habitat as a recreation.

Nearby words

  1. bird-footed dinosaur,
  2. bird-nesting,
  3. bird-of-paradise,
  4. bird-of-paradise flower,
  5. bird-voiced tree frog,
  6. bird-watcher,
  7. bird-watching,
  8. birdbath,
  9. birdbrain,
  10. birdcage

Origin of bird-watch

First recorded in 1945–50; back formation from bird watcher

Related formsbird-watch·ing, noun Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019