the identification and observation of wild birds in their natural habitat as a recreation; bird-watching.
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How to use birding in a sentence
They then got 180 members of the birding and ornithology communities to sign it.Inside the Movement to Abolish Colonialist Bird Names | Nathalie Alonso | February 12, 2021 | Outside Online
Environmental racism can be virulent and blatant, but it also shows up more subtly in assumptions about who is considered outdoorsy, who gets to make decisions about land use, and who gets to safely go birding and biking.How Environmentalism Can Center Racial Justice in 2021 | Heather Hansman | January 29, 2021 | Outside Online
On a typical day birding in Atlanta, Ward sees more than 40 species.
I use eBird almost daily for everything from tracking how far I walk while scanning treetops, to planning vacation birding spots, to scouting remote Andean field sites for my doctoral work.
The doctor and naturalist would pull up to plantations in Georgia and Alabama and tell the owners that he wanted to conduct ornithological surveys on their properties—and it’s possible he did do a bit of birding while he was there.Egg yolk color doesn’t mean what you think it does | PopSci Staff | October 15, 2020 | Popular-Science
Social scientists have studied what draws a person to birding, and there are differing schools of thought.‘The Central Park Effect’ Explores the Magical Power of Birding | Rebecca Dana | July 13, 2012 | THE DAILY BEAST
A picture of Phoebe was taken not long after she started birding, maybe by Dave.
A birding thus early, what forbidden Game rouz'd you so soon?The Busie Body | Susanna Centlivre
You send small ships out among the islands to pick up the men, and the business is called ‘black-birding,’ is it not?
“Black-birding,” along in the seventies, was an outrageous piece of business no better than slave-stealing on the coast of Africa.
The matter became so notorious that the government investigated it and put a stop to ‘black-birding.’
Do you think your birding-piece can touch me here away, Master Tummas?Tom Cringle's Log | Michael Scott
British Dictionary definitions for birding
another name for bird-watching
- birder, noun
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