Bird Word: Dip
1 Comment »21st December, 2006; Category: Bird Word
- Dip: to miss out on seeing a bird common in the area, or to miss seeing a species one particularly wanted to see, especially frustrating if everyone else has seen it and it is rather rare. It can be compared to scoring a duck (0 runs) in cricket when the team has scored over 600 runs.
In many parts of Australia it is extremely hard to dip on the Noisy Miner, shown in the photo below; it seems to be everywhere!
[…] the afternoon was a big dip. But it introduced me to a new spot where one can apparently see a decent range of birds (including […]