twitcher


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twitcher

Informal a bird-watcher who tries to spot as many rare varieties as possible
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A SCANDINAVIAN bird rarely seen in Britain was spotted by eagle-eyed twitchers in Liverpool.
They're called twitchers because they twitch with excitement at the very idea of spotting a new bird.
Moser and his co-workers found that twitcher mice given transplants live four to five times longer than untreated mice.
From Hilda Ogden to Hyacinth Bucket, curtain twitchers have been a feature of British society since the advent of suburbia, but now their survival is under threat.
Twitcher James Hanlon, 38, who drove for 17 hours from Cambridge with three pals to see the bird, said: "I was watching it through my binoculars from 200 metres and describing it to a young boy next to me.
As revealed by the Sunday Mercury, Brummie twitcher Bill Oddie is learning the electric guitar.
Twitcher James Hanlon said: "A very sad end to a magnificent bird.
Chris Heyworth, who has been a self-confessed twitcher for the past 20 years, first spotted the rare visitor earlier this month in his garden in Rochester Road, Earlsdon.
An ambulance did finally arrive to take away the drug dealer and the bleeding twitcher but there was no sign at all of the Bobblicus, one of the most sensitive of his species and probably scared off forever by the sounds of all this crime and violence.
James, 38, was joined by fellow twitcher Mark Batten, 49, who said wind turbines were a serious danger for birds.
Joyce said the curtain twitcher image was a thing of the past.
Whisper it not, but I've owned 26 tin snails in my time and think they're the dog's twitcher.