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Scientific phrases in layman's terms to help interpret complex research reports (1 Viewer)

Melanie

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An A ringer is a ringer with long experience who is qualified to teach new people how to ring.

By contrast, a C ringer is a trainee, who can only ring under the direct supervision of an A ringer.

Thanks for the explanation. Who's Who In Ornithology (Pemberton, 1997) lists many notable ornithologists (e.g. Nigel Cleere) who worked as BTO 'A' Ringer.
 

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