What does the word ornithology mean?

Usage examples for ornithology

  1. Sometimes, however, in ornithology as in the world, a name does cover more than its letters, and we are duped into making some interesting discoveries as well as learning some of the important lessons in life. – A-Birding on a Bronco by Florence A. Merriam
  2. For more than forty years he studied the ornithology of his district without exhausting the subject. – A Year in the Fields by John Burroughs
  3. June, of all the months, the student of ornithology can least afford to lose. – Wake-Robin by John Burroughs