noun. a zoologist who studies birds.
- bird watcher
Example sentences of the word ornithologist
1. Noun, singular or mass
If this is not feasible -- and as many states require a permit to have wild animals -- the best option is to take the young bird to a local licensed ornithologist who raises wild birds.
Arenal Hanging Bridges offers an Early Birds Watching Tour that begins at 6 a.m. with an ornithologist guide.