a person who identifies and observes birds in their natural habitat as a recreation.
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Origin of bird watcher
First recorded in 1900–05
Words nearby bird watcher
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Example sentences from the Web for bird watcher
The rape of a 73-year-old bird-watcher in Central Park this week ignited shock around the world.
Under such conditions the pleasure of watching the birds is tempered by the physical discomfort to which the bird-watcher is put.Jungle Folk|Douglas Dewar
British Dictionary definitions for bird watcher
a person who studies wild birds in their natural surroundings
Derived forms of bird-watcherbird-watching, noun
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