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  • n. Plural form of ornithologist.


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  • Experts who work with birds are known as ornithologists, but they do many and varied jobs.


  • "ornithologists" -- I have never seen that before!

    The Race to Save the Lord God Bird (copy)

  • He belongs with his brother "ornithologists" of the roccolos, who net their "game" with the aid of _blind_ birds!

    Our Vanishing Wild Life Its Extermination and Preservation

  • But ornithologists later began referring to this species as Phalacrocorax olivaceus because they considered the original discovery to be uncertain.

    Mystery bird: Neotropic cormorant, Phalacrocorax brasilianus

  • There was also a wide variety of PhDs—everything from psychologists, anthropologists, linguists, and mathematicians to ornithologists—as well as an assortment of creative types, including artists, writers, journalists, inventors, and advertising men.

    A Covert Affair

  • Weather – cold and wet weather like in Arkansas New Year's Eve when the birds fell out of the sky – is often associated with mass bird deaths, ornithologists say.

    FACT CHECK: Mass Bird, Fish Deaths Occur Regularly

  • Nevertheless, ornithologists have discovered that their numbers have plunged by more than 90% since the 1950s, with factors such as climate change and over-fishing of squid and octopus – the penguins' main source of food – being put forward as possible causes.

    Tristan da Cunha islanders rescue rockhopper penguins threatened by oil slick

  • Budding ornithologists in the city, meanwhile, have a number of choices—from the Small Green Company ( thesmallgreen.com )'s "Mr. and Mrs. Birdee" nesting bird box to the colorful steel "Birdhaus Birdfeeder" by Rethinkthings ( www.rethinkthings.co.uk ).

    Putting the Chic in Chicken Coop

  • The thrush has been hailed Bird of the Year by North American ornithologists.


  • But to linguists, putting text first and speech second results in a skewed view of language—it's as if laypeople considered penguins to be the one true bird and treated all the other kinds of birds as flying aberrations best left to the professional ornithologists.

    Strange and Twisted Tongues


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