birdwatcher

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bird +‎ watcher

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  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈbɜː(ɹ)dˌwɒtʃ.ɘ(ɹ)/

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birdwatcher (plural birdwatchers)

  1. (birdwatching) A person who observes or identifies wild birds in their natural environment.
    • 1959, Muriel Spark, Memento Mori, London: Macmillan, Chapter Five,
      Alec Warner was gazing like a bird-watcher at Charmian, who plucked at the rug round her knees, waiting to tell her own story.

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