Definition of birding in English:

birding

noun

mass nounNorth American
  • The observation of birds in their natural habitats as a hobby.

    • ‘Somewhere along the line, the notion of birding as a hobby flew the coop.’
    • ‘My father went birding or worked in the vegetable garden when he wanted to think.’
    • ‘My uncle Larry is a birder and the way he writes about birding makes me think it is something I will eventually do as well.’
    • ‘I'm trying to track down some British Soldiers who have been birding in Iraq.’
    • ‘You would have researched the history of birding and photographs in that field.’
    • ‘In the isolated beauty of the Antarctic north, you will observe some of the best birding in the world.’
    • ‘I can be patient only so long, and I guess I save that patience for my family, my students and my birding!’
    • ‘My four day trip to some other bases was very productive for birding and other nature observations.’
    • ‘Finally, we saw a multitude of Sanderlings, a bird we haven't seen since we started birding.’
    • ‘This was my first time making a trip solely for the purpose of birding.’
    • ‘Bill and I have done a lot of birding with Jeff, and he amazes us anew every time we're together.’
    • ‘Iowa birding is good; there are quite a few pelicans here and some good ducks.’
    • ‘She told me it had been an important book because, for her, birding had been no idle hobby.’
    • ‘I think fun birding tech products are going to help mainstream birding and more people into the fold.’
    • ‘One of the inviolable truths of birding is that you cannot force the bird.’
    • ‘The main aspect of January birding is the cold weather movements that occur with birds moving from the near continent and in to south and eastern Britain.’
    • ‘This morning I met our Battalion surgeon for a little early morning birding.’
    • ‘It seems odd that birding, wine and 30-somethings get separate listings while us garden bloggers don't.’
    • ‘He enjoyed birding and attending cricket matches with childhood friends.’
    • ‘I even added two new birds to my year list, not a bad day birding at all.’

Pronunciation

birding

/ˈbəːdɪŋ/