ornithology


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ornithology

(ôr′nə-thŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of zoology that deals with birds.

or′ni·tho·log′ic (-thə-lŏj′ĭk), or′ni·tho·log′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
or′ni·tho·log′i·cal·ly adv.
or′ni·thol′o·gist n.

ornithology

the study of birds.
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Most of Amanda's administrative duties are related to her work as director of conservation science at the Cornell Lab of Ornithology in Ithaca, New York.
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Niall Burton, of the British Trust for Ornithology, said "If anyone spots a yellow oystercatcher, they should report it to the British Trust for Ornithology, stating the location, time and date.
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