bird-watch

verb

bird-watched; bird-watching; bird-watches

Examples of bird-watch in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web An amiable, Honda Civic–driving, bird-watching Everyman in shorts and glasses, Gary somehow turns out to be the perfect fake assassin. Bilge Ebiri, Vulture, 24 May 2024 Regarded as one of the best bird-watching areas in the country, Acadia boasts a record of 338 bird species encountered. Jacqueline Dole, Travel + Leisure, 29 Mar. 2024 That said, there are some basic tips and gear that can improve your bird-watching experience, and some others that are just plain fun to have. WIRED, 20 Oct. 2023 The forest is now a recreational zone where people walk their dogs, bird-watch, pick fruits, and can enjoy a natural space in the midst of an urban area. Camille Padilla Dalmau and Frances Medina, refinery29.com, 4 Oct. 2023 With sand dunes and salt marshes, Border Field State Park (within the Tijuana River National Estuarine Research Reserve at the southern end of Imperial Beach) is a renowned bird-watching spot. San Diego Union-Tribune, 4 Oct. 2023 In this Story Once a creek where buffalo roamed, the area today includes a 1,015-acre lake, 9-mile hike-and-bike trail, bird-watching area and wetlands site. Dallasnews.com Staff, Dallas News, 2 Aug. 2023 National parks:America's 10 best national parks for birding and an interactive map for summer bird-watching Great Wolf Lodge locations: Great Wolf has locations all across the country. Saleen Martin, USA TODAY, 1 Aug. 2023 So, grab your bird-watching binoculars and get to know the 50 official state birds in the U.S., from Alabama to Wyoming (and Washington, D.C., too) Here is the name and a picture of every state's official bird: Alabama: Northern flicker The northern flicker is Alabama's state bird. Olivia Munson, USA TODAY, 25 July 2023

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Word History

Etymology

back-formation from bird-watcher

First Known Use

1938, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of bird-watch was in 1938

Dictionary Entries Near bird-watch

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“Bird-watch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/bird-watch. Accessed 14 Jun. 2024.

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