Bird Observer: The Birding Journal for New England

Bird Observer

The Birding Journal for New England

June 2015

Vol. 43, No. 3

Musings from the Blind Birder: Birding Vocabulary

Martha Steele

During my years of birding, I have learned new words and new meanings of familiar words. Birders, of course, have their own vocabulary that is not always understandable to nonbirders. Below are a few words in a birder’s vocabulary, with some liberties taken to poke a little fun at ourselves.

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