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spotter

noun
     
spot‧ter [countable]
1

bird/train etc spotter

British EnglishDLO someone who spends time watching birds, trains etc for pleasure and writes down the things that they see
2 someone whose job is to look for or notice a particular type of thing:
Football clubs send spotters to look for young talent.
weather spotter American English

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