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the activity of watching wild birds, especially in order to find unusual or rare types
British a small building or structure in which you sit to watch wild animals or birds
someone who studies birds
the scientific study of birds
to put a metal ring with a special number on it around the leg of a bird so that you can recognize it again later
a piece of metal with a number on it that is put around the leg of a bird so that you can recognize it again later
Britishinformal someone who likes to watch and study birds
English version of thesaurus of bird watching and ornithology
in competitive cycling, the illegal use of motors on bikes in order to gain advantage over other riders
the long part of a golf course that you hit the ball along to get to the hole
be reversed; be as if it had never happened
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