birding

[ bur-ding ]
/ ˈbɜr dɪŋ /

noun

the identification and observation of wild birds in their natural habitat as a recreation; bird-watching.

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Origin of birding

1560–70 for earlier sense “hunting birds”; bird + -ing1
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British Dictionary definitions for birding

birding
/ (ˈbɜːdɪŋ) /

noun

another name for bird-watching

Derived forms of birding

birder, noun
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