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Word: migratory

Definition: wandering; V. migrate: move from one region and settle in another; move periodically from one region to another


Sentences Containing 'migratory'

Cape Clear is a prime bird watching destination and in certain times of the year is home to hundreds of species of migratory birds which are attracted to its climate, which is much milder than mainland Ireland's.
Coffee grown under the program is certified as shade grown and organic, with purchases supporting the conservation of migratory birds.
Genealogical DNA testing methods are in use on a longer time scale to trace human migratory patterns.
Grasslands provide habitat for a wide variety of dependent wildlife, including many migratory birds and endangered species such as Attwater's Prairie Chicken, which formerly inhabited Katy Prairie.
He was accused of being a sympathizer with the pirates but claimed that he only met with them in an attempt to right wrongs done to the colonists and migratory fishermen.
I can only assert that instincts certainly do vary--for instance, the migratory instinct, both in extent and direction, and in its total loss.
In addition, there are about 300 species of birds, both year-round and migratory species and a wide variety of reptiles and amphibians.
In the first half of October the average daily temperature falls below 10 C. By the end of October all the migratory birds fly south.
It breeds in southeast Europe and the near east. It is migratory, wintering in eastern and southern Africa, from Kenya south to South Africa.
It furnishes a home for amphibians and aquatic mammals, including muskrats; serves as a hunting ground for ospreys, bald eagles and other raptors; and is a stopover for migratory birds.
It is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU069), an International Biological Program site (Region 9, #7-11), and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site.
It is a staging area and wetland breeding habitat for migratory birds of the Pacific Flyway, such as waterfowl and the Sandhill Crane.
It is also among the species to which the "Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds" (AEWA) applies.
It is located at around . It is a protected area and was home to the extinct Arabian gazelle and, in winter, migratory birds from Europe.
It is migratory or dispersive, although the regular wintering grounds of this nomadic species are largely unknown, except that the eastern race winters in Pakistan.
It is migratory, wintering in sub-Saharan Africa.
It is situated within the Bylot Island Migratory Bird Sanctuary and the Sirmilik (North Baffin) National Park.
Its coral reefs support a distinct community of marine benthic plants and animals, a diverse decapod crustacean and hydroid fauna, and feeding habitat for migratory shorebirds and seabirds.
Jawai Dam Crocodile Sanctuary with Indian Migratory birds Kambeshwar Ji leopard sanctuary situated nearby.
Large numbers of waterfowl and shorebirds are common, as well as several species of hawks and a large variety of songbirds, most of which are migratory.
Lawrence lowland forests, the area has been a provincial biosphere reserve since 1978 and a federal Migratory Bird Sanctuary since 1960.
Likewise, during the sprouting process itself, the migratory behavior of connector cells must be limited to retain a patent connection to the original blood vessel.
Migratory Birds Convention Act. The Migratory Bird Treaty Act of 1918 was first passed in 1916, and sought to preserve migrating birds from extinction as a result of slaughter by suppliers to the milliner's trade, market hunters, and spring shootings.
Migratory birds increasingly depend upon this habitat as other areas along the Gulf Coast have diminished in size or lost to development.
Most birds move to more open or coastal waters in winter, but it is only migratory in those parts of its range where the waters freeze.
Parrot, teal, lark, flycatcher, and other birds are seen here during their respective migratory seasons.
Rice farms in particular provide the wetlands necessary for migratory waterfowl to thrive, while pastures and other croplands provide essential food and cover.
Set in the Kerala Backwaters the bird sanctuary is an ornithologist's paradise and a favourite haunt of migratory birds.
Several species of migratory ants are noted to bring the trophobiont species with them when they move, transporting the trophobionts to new feeding areas and acting as a quick escape method if danger arises.
Some of the migratory birds come from the Himalayas, and a few from far away Siberia.
Species that thrive in the bays' habitats include birds, such as wood storks, herons, egrets, and other migratory waterfowl, mammals such as deer, black bears, raccoons, skunks, and opossums.
Suchindram is noted for the wide variety of migratory waterbirds that winter there, including: near threatened painted stork and spot-billed pelicans.
The aquatic reserve on Maury Island functions as a herring nursery and is in the migratory corridor of the endangered Chinook salmon.
The Australian snubfin dolphin is listed on Appendix II of the Convention on the Conservation of Migratory Species of Wild Animals (CMS).
The blackfish species are very low in fecundity, slow-growing and long lived, and have low migratory tendencies, so are extremely vulnerable to overfishing and localised extinctions.
The cape is a Canadian Important Bird Area (#NU059), an International Biological Program site (Region 9, #2-15) and a Key Migratory Bird Terrestrial Habitat site.
The criteria for Bird Friendly certification was developed from basic research on migratory bird-habitat relationships by Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center scientists.
The Kaipara is a migratory bird habitat of international significance.
The location of this site at the southern-western tip of the British mainland makes it an important resting and feeding area for migratory birds, the more sheltered valleys being of particular importance.
The main attractions are local birds like the waterfowl, cuckoo, owl, egret, heron, cormorant, moorhen, darter, Brahminy kite and the duck, as well as the migratory Siberian crane.
The Mediterranean Gull is one of the species to which the "Agreement on the Conservation of African-Eurasian Migratory Waterbirds" (AEWA) applies.
The natural value of the mountain led to its being proclaimed a migratory bird sanctuary in 1960.
The new fish lift was completed in time for the 1997 season and began lifting american shad and other migratory fish species.
The porbeagle is listed on Annex 1 (Highly Migratory Species) of the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS) and on Annex 1 of the Conservation of Migratory Species (CMS; also known as the Bonn Convention) Migratory Shark Memorandum of Understanding.
The Refuge is used by a variety of migratory birds during breeding, wintering, and migrating periods.
The salt lagoons, mangroves and samphire wetlands are recognised as important areas for migratory birds by their coverage under the China-Australia and Japan-Australia migratory bird agreements.
The Smithsonian Migratory Bird Center is dedicated to fostering greater understanding, appreciation, and protection of bird migration.
The unique combination of habitat types attracts significant numbers of waterfowl, waterbirds, migratory songbirds, raptor, beaver, white-tailed deer and other wildlife.
This will have detrimental effects on the whole river ecosystem, particularly the turtles, fish and migratory birds.
With the Migratory Birds Convention Act, Harkin was able to achieve his goal of receiving complete authority for game protection in Canada.
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