plural -es
: bird-watching
would alternate ornithoscopy with entomologyRose Macaulay

Word History


Greek ornithoskopia, from ornithoskopos predicting by observing the flight of birds (from ornith- + skopos observer—from skopein to view, watch—) + -ia -y

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“Ornithoscopy.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/ornithoscopy. Accessed 6 Jun. 2023.

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