What is an Ornithologist?
Frequently Asked Questions about birding #2
Today I continue with this series of short articles about birding.
- What is ornithology? This is the serious study of birds in the natural environment, often as a part of someone’s employment.
- What is an ornithologist? This is a person who studies birds in a serious way and includes those people whose employment requires them to watch and study birds. These people usually keep extensive notes of their findings, write articles for magazines and scientific journals and sometimes even write books or make films about birds.