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Nesting, Shetland (266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article

Billister (North Nesting) Brettabister Catfirth (South Nesting) Dury (North Nesting) Freester (South Nesting) Gletness (South Nesting), including North
Nesting season (51 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The nesting season is the time of year during which birds and some other animals, particularly some reptiles, build nests, lay eggs in them, and in most
Matryoshka doll (979 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
матрёшка; IPA: [mɐˈtrʲɵʂkə] ( listen), matrëška), also known as a Russian nesting doll, or Russian doll, refers to a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size
Loggerhead sea turtle (7,625 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
African coastlines. Florida is the most popular nesting site, with more than 67,000 nests built per year. Nesting extends as far north as Virginia, as far south
Arctic tern (2,954 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
about 70,900 km (44,100 mi) for birds nesting in Iceland and Greenland and c. 90,000 km (56,000 mi) for birds nesting in the Netherlands. These are by far
Habitat (482 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses of "Habitat", see Habitat (disambiguation). A habitat is an ecological or environmental area that is inhabited by a particular
Bald eagle (11,629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bodies of open water with an abundant food supply and old-growth trees for nesting. The bald eagle is an opportunistic feeder which subsists mainly on fish
Nesting (computing) (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In computing science and informatics, nesting is where information is organized in layers, or where objects contain other similar objects. It almost always
Nesting instinct (900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nesting instinct refers to an instinct or urge in pregnant animals to prepare a home for the upcoming newborn(s). It is found in a variety of animals
Hawksbill sea turtle (4,662 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
(the species' northernmost sighting to date). In the Caribbean, the main nesting beaches are in the Lesser Antilles, Barbados, Guadeloupe, Tortuguero in
Bird colony (2,616 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
in groups of varying size; a congregation of nesting birds is called a breeding colony. Colonial nesting birds include seabirds such as auks and albatrosses;
Procellariiformes (7,648 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the life of the pair. Only a single egg is laid per nesting attempt, and usually only a single nesting attempt is made per year, although the larger albatrosses
Oology (1,562 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Oology (or oölogy) is a branch of ornithology studying bird eggs, nests and breeding behaviour. The word is derived from the Greek "oion", meaning egg
The Nesting (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Nesting (also known as Phobia and Massacre Mansion) is a 1981 horror film directed and co-written by Armand Weston. Writer Lauren Cochran (Robin
Green sea turtle (6,781 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
islands worldwide are known as Turtle Island due to green sea turtles nesting on their beaches. Females crawl out on beaches, dig nests and lay eggs
Nesting Orientalisms (1,054 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nesting Orientalisms is a concept introduced by Milica Bakić-Hayden, a visiting lecturer at the University of Pittsburgh. It is based on gradation of
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (season 5) (629 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
stand. Warrick, Sofia and Greg investigate a shooting in a van. 105 13 "Nesting Dolls" Bill Eagles Sarah Goldfinger February 3, 2005 (2005-02-03) 24.95
Albatross (7,498 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
diving. Albatrosses are colonial, nesting for the most part on remote oceanic islands, often with several species nesting together. Pair bonds between males
Bird nest (7,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
stay warm, and breeding attempts would probably fail. Some crevice-nesting species, including ashy storm-petrel, pigeon guillemot, Eurasian eagle-owl
American white ibis (7,558 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the hormone levels of American white ibis, affecting their mating and nesting behavior and leading to lower reproduction rates. The American white
Peregrine falcon (9,003 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with an average nesting success of 1.32 chicks per nest. In India, apart from nesting on cliffs, it has also been recorded as nesting on man-made structures
Bird cliff (159 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bird cliffs, or nesting cliffs, are steep cliffs with numerous small shelves which serve as nesting locations for bird colonies. Bird cliffs are found
Gahirmatha Beach (1,114 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bhitarkanika mangroves from the Bay of Bengal and is the world's most important nesting beach for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. The beach is part of Gahirmatha Marine
Big Stone National Wildlife Refuge (169 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native prairie habitat while providing optimum nesting cover for waterfowl and other grassland nesting birds. The refuge contains 11,521 acres (46.62 km2):
Procellariidae (7,297 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
instead nesting inside natural crevices. Of the rest of the procellariids the majority nest in burrows or crevices, with a few tropical species nesting in
Nesting (voting districts) (334 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Nesting is the delimitation of voting districts for one elected body in order to define the voting districts for another body. For example, in California
Storm petrel (3,358 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colonial nesters, displaying strong philopatry to their natal colonies and nesting sites. Most species nest in crevices or burrows and all but one species
Mulhadhoo (Haa Alif Atoll) (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Gaamathikulhudhoo, was famous for their nesting green sea turtles (Chelonia mydas), with over 20,000 nesting on its beaches every year. However the numbers
Bird (17,732 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predators. Colonial breeders defend small nesting sites, and competition between and within species for nesting sites can be intense. All birds lay amniotic
Northern pintail (3,056 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
dabbling for plant food and adds small invertebrates to its diet during the nesting season. It is highly gregarious when not breeding, forming large mixed
Pelican (8,507 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
male brings the nesting material, in ground-nesting species (which may not build a nest) sometimes in the pouch, and in tree-nesting species crosswise
White-bellied sea eagle (5,822 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
which impacts on breeding success, and from removal of suitable trees for nesting. The white-bellied sea eagle is revered by indigenous people in many parts
Whooping Crane Summer Range (359 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
and southwestern Northwest Territories in Canada. It is the only natural nesting habitat for the endangered whooping crane. On May 24, 1982 it was designated
Sessility (botany) (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
lack petioles. In addition to these plants, many insects practise sessile nesting practices. For example, Brachygastra scutellaris will build its nest starting
Black-throated blue warbler (3,179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
species for both nesting and winter habitats. As the black-throated blue warbler requires large, unbroken forest areas for nesting, its numbers are declining
Ridley sea turtle (275 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the 1960s with low numbers of 200 nesting individuals. Due to strict protection laws that protected their nesting sites in Mexico and altered fishing
Whalsay Parish Church (603 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Whalsay. It is one of three churches in the Parish of Nesting, the others being at Nesting and Lunnesting. The church is a category B Listed Building
American cliff swallow (591 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
have failed to return to the mission. The "Capistrano swallows" are now nesting in the Chino Hills of Southern California, north of San Juan Capistrano
Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of the nesting seabird population of Puget Sound and the Strait of Juan de Fuca nest on the island, which includes one of the largest nesting colonies
Dunlin (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
distances to the Pacific and Atlantic coasts of North America, although those nesting in Northern Alaska overwinter in Asia. Many dunlins winter along the Iberian
Nest box (1,133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Not to be confused with whelping box, also known as a nesting box. "Birdhouse" redirects here. For other uses, see Birdhouse (disambiguation). "Bird box"
Garden warbler (4,654 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
territory when nesting in the same woodland. The preferred breeding habitat in Eurasia is open woodland with dense low cover for nesting; despite its name
Marin Islands (411 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
supports the largest heron and egret rookery in the San Francisco Bay Area. Nesting species include great egrets, snowy egrets, great blue herons, and black-crowned
Western Hemisphere Shorebird Reserve Network (206 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
shorebirds in the Americas launched in 1985. Its aim is to protect the nesting, breeding and staging habitats of migratory shorebirds. The first site
Greater crested tern (3,514 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Australia, all populations dispersing widely from the breeding range after nesting. This large tern is closely related to the royal and lesser crested terns
Quest Global (89 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
QuEST Global, is an engineering consulting firm, founded in 1997. They began by offering various engineering services, primarily to Aerospace & Defence
Nesting algorithm (182 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Nesting algorithms are used to make the most efficient use of material or space by evaluating many different possible combinations via recursion. Linear
Black drongo (3,702 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
king crow. Smaller birds often nest in the well-guarded vicinity of a nesting black drongo. Previously considered a subspecies (Dicrurus adsimilis macrocercus)
Olive ridley sea turtle (3,540 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
arribadas, many of the nesting grounds can only support relatively small to moderate-sized aggregations (about 1,000 nesting females). The overall contribution
Ruff (6,478 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
slopes may be used for leks, and dry areas with sedge or low scrub offer nesting sites. A Hungarian study showed that moderately intensive grazing of grassland
Osprey (4,541 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
head and underparts. The osprey tolerates a wide variety of habitats, nesting in any location near a body of water providing an adequate food supply
Sandspit Beach (172 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
is also a nesting ground for Green and Olive Ridley Turtles, implemented by the Sindh Wildlife Department over the past two decades. Nesting takes place
Vesitükimaa (271 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
many of the islets, including Vesitükimaa. The islets are also a favored nesting area for sea birds, especially for several species of sea gulls. Swans
Rookery (170 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colonies (multiple nests) at the tops of trees. The term is applied to the nesting place of birds, such as crows and rooks, the source of the term. The breeding
Barn owl (6,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nesting seasons become more distinct and there are some seasons of the year when no egg-laying takes place. In Europe and North America, most nesting
Nesting (international relations) (301 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
Nesting is an idea in international relations theory which posits that advanced democracies operating within political and economic alliances are more
Sandy Cape (391 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
National Park. BreakSea Spit extends about 30 km north of Sandy Cape. Nesting loggerhead and green turtles use the remote, sandy location as a rookery
Arapaho National Wildlife Refuge (734 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
nest and rear their young. It was created in part to offset losses of nesting habitat in the prairie wetland region of the Midwest. It is located in
Kiwanis Ravine (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
1950s and donated to Seattle Parks Department, it is home to the largest nesting colony of great blue herons in the city. Parks Department page on Kiwanis
Seabird (7,157 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
terns and other species will steal food opportunistically. The nocturnal nesting behaviour of some seabirds has been interpreted as arising due to pressure
Tiruvidaimarudur Conservation Reserve (304 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
TIRUPPADAIMARATHUR Conservation Reserve is an IUCN Category V protected bird nesting area in the 2.84 hectares (7.0 acres) compound of Siva temple [1] in TIRUPPADAIMARATHUR
Pied currawong (3,815 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
forested areas, although mature forests are preferred for breeding. Roosting, nesting and the bulk of foraging take place in trees, in contrast with the ground-foraging
Brazza's martin (2,148 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Republic of the Congo, and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. Nesting in burrows in river banks, it lays a clutch of three white eggs. This bird
Cave swallow (2,263 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Petrochelidon is a collection of cliff-nesting swallows and martins, though only the two South American subspecies prefer nesting on cliff-faces. The three North
Mangalavanam Bird Sanctuary (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Kochi. It is situated behind the Kerala High Court building. It is a nesting ground for a large variety of migratory birds and supports many types of
Caddisfly (1,324 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The caddisflies are an order, Trichoptera, of insects with approximately 12,000 described species. Also called sedge-flies or rail-flies, they are small
Snipe (544 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
For other uses, see Snipe (disambiguation). A snipe is any of about 25 wading bird species in three genera in the family Scolopacidae. They are characterized
Atlantic puffin (8,579 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
acquired the name at a much later stage, possibly because of its similar nesting habits, and it was formally applied to Fratercula arctica by Pennant in
Common starling (10,696 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
suburban areas where artificial structures and trees provide adequate nesting and roosting sites. Reedbeds are also favoured for roosting and the birds
Hapalopilus nidulans (2,226 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
genus Hapalopilus six decades later. It is commonly known as the tender nesting polypore, purple dye polypore, or the cinnamon bracket. This widely distributed
Turquoise parrot (3,490 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hollows of gum trees. Much of its habitat has been altered and potential nesting sites lost. Predominantly sedentary, the turquoise parrot can be locally
Cattle egret (4,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
hemisphere, migration is from cooler climes to warmer areas, but cattle egrets nesting in Australia migrate to cooler Tasmania and New Zealand in the winter and
Puffin (1,908 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
water. They breed in large colonies on coastal cliffs or offshore islands, nesting in crevices among rocks or in burrows in the soil. Two species, the tufted
Trindade petrel (248 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It uses oceanic islands and atolls, nesting on cliff ledges, ridges or rocky slopes. On some islands, nesting birds are threatened by feral cats and
Violet-green swallow (2,919 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
coniferous forests. In addition to nesting in tree holes within these habitats, they are also widely observed nesting in the cracks of large cliffs.
Leatherback sea turtle (6,483 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
384 kg (847 lb) in weight and 1.55 m (5.1 ft) in CCL. Similarly, those nesting in French Guiana, weighed an average of 339.3 kg (748 lb) and measured
Manx shearwater (3,045 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Atlantic puffin acquired the name much later, possibly because of its similar nesting habits. The shearwaters form part of the Procellariidae family, a widespread
Bluebird (678 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mates to those nesting sites with special behaviors that include singing and flapping wings, and then placing some material in a nesting box or cavity
Passenger pigeon (13,956 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but some accounts suggest more. The nesting period lasted around four to six weeks. The flock arrived at a nesting ground around March in southern latitudes
Mohawk Island (233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the island, and it is mostly inhabited by birds. It is an important nesting and loafing area for gulls, terns and cormorants; furthermore, the island
Florida Bay (330 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
be teeming with Roseate Spoonbills nesting and other birds and even American Flamingos used to be reported nesting, and the fishing excellent. However
Falkner Island (1,535 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
McKinney National Wildlife Refuge and has the fifth-largest colony of nesting roseate terns in the northeastern United States. Much of the island's land
Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge (130 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
near the California border. It was established in 1978 to protect the nesting areas of bald eagles. The refuge is part of the Klamath Basin National
Bermuda petrel (2,333 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the cahow, a name derived from its eerie cries, this nocturnal ground-nesting seabird is the national bird of Bermuda and can be found on Bermudan money
Banker horse (2,896 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carson Estuarine Sanctuary. Although they can trample plants and ground-nesting animals and are not considered to be indigenous to the islands, Bankers
Yellow-tailed black cockatoo (4,692 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
their range, fragmentation of habitat and loss of large trees suitable for nesting has caused a population decline in Victoria and South Australia. In some
Saxaul sparrow (3,143 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
flocks, but it is less social than other sparrows while breeding, often nesting in isolated pairs. Nests are round bundles of dry plant material lined
European pond turtle (1,283 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
abandoned nesting site if the conditions change to become better suited for egg survival. If the ecological characteristics of the nesting site changes
Flatback sea turtle (794 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
feed off Indonesia and Papua New Guinea, but it nests only in Australia. Nesting occurs across the northern half of Australia, from Exmouth in Western Australia
Clay-colored sparrow (389 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mainly eating seeds and insects. Outside of the nesting season, they often feed in small flocks. While nesting, these birds may feed far from the nest; feeding
Ring ouzel (404 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The ring ouzel (Turdus torquatus) is a European member of the thrush family, Turdidae. It is the mountain equivalent of the closely related common blackbird
Antbird (5,062 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
but are as often seen away from them. Obligate ant-followers visit the nesting bivouacs of army ants in the morning to check for raiding activities; other
Red-necked grebe (3,839 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
wind and wave protection, have grebes nesting much closer than shoreline breeders, down to 10 m (33 ft). Pairs nesting in these colonies produce larger clutches
Vidlin (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on Mainland Shetland, Scotland. The settlement is within the parish of Nesting. It is at the head of Vidlin Voe, and is the modern heart of the
White-faced ibis (900 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Threskiornithidae. This species breeds colonially in marshes, usually nesting in bushes or low trees. Its breeding range extends from the western United
Challister (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a crofting township and ward in northwestern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland islands of Scotland. Loch Vats-houll is in the vicinity
List of listed buildings in Nesting, Shetland Islands (258 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This is a list of listed buildings in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland islands of Scotland. The scheme for classifying buildings in Scotland is:
Saltness (73 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
344; -1.019 Saltness is a hamlet in southwestern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It lies in the northern part of Symbister
Huxter (103 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Huxter is a crofting township in southeastern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland islands of Scotland. It lies to the east of Symbister,
Skimmer (476 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Because of the species' restricted nesting habitat the three species are vulnerable to disturbance at their nesting sites. One species, the Indian skimmer
Killdeer (1,214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of buff fringe feathers and the presence of only one neck band During nesting season killdeer use open dry uplands, open areas where vegetation is short
Isbister, Shetland (102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
359; -0.952 Isbister is a settlement in eastern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland islands of Scotland. It lies on the eastern side of Loch
North Park, Whalsay (75 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
-1.017 North Park is a hamlet in southwestern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It lies to the north of Saltness and
Elk River Natural Resources Conservation Area (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
critically important waterfowl and shorebird habitat, it also includes a nesting site for bald eagle and significant habitat for elk, bear, beaver, river
Hoffman Marsh (317 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adjacent to Point Isabel Regional Shoreline. The marsh is an important nesting ground for wildfowl and stopping ground on the Pacific Flyway, as it is
Stejneger's petrel (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
approaching land, except to nest and rear young. It occurs in the Pacific Ocean, nesting in the Juan Fernández Islands off Chile. It is a transequatorial migrant
Vaivoe (79 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
-0.958 Vaivoe is a hamlet in the northwestern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It overlooks the bay of Vai Voe, just
Great auk (6,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
including Iceland, and in Norway and the British Isles in Europe. For their nesting colonies the great auks required rocky islands with sloping shorelines
Gahirmatha Marine Sanctuary (68 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
south. It is very famous for its nesting beach for olive ridley sea turtles. It is the one of world's most important nesting beach for turtles. "Introduction"
Common chiffchaff (4,063 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
brooding and feeding the chicks, whilst the male has little involvement in nesting, but defends his territory against rivals, and attacks potential predators
Hamister (78 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
-1.012 Hamister is a village in southwestern Whalsay in the parish of Nesting in the Shetland Islands of Scotland. It lies to the north of Symbister
Tern (6,266 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
from human activities, and terns have been forced out of many traditional nesting areas by the larger birds. A few species are defying the trend and showing
Little stint (347 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The little stint (Calidris minuta) (or Erolia minuta), is a very small wader. It breeds in arctic Europe and Asia, and is a long-distance migrant, wintering
Citipati (1,335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
several specimens found in brooding positions atop nests of eggs. These nesting specimens have helped to solidify the link between non-avian dinosaurs
Little Calf Island (104 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of human occupation. It is used for nesting by gulls and cormorants which can be aggressive during their nesting season. Access by humans is by private
Sinepuxent Bay Wildlife Management Area (234 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
large colonies. Royal terns and black skimmers are among the "colonial nesting" shorebirds on the islands. Ducks and herons nest on islands with grasses
Cutting stock problem (2,015 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In operations research, the cutting-stock problem is the problem of cutting standard-sized pieces of stock material, such as paper rolls or sheet metal
Nest (3,146 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of habitat. Nest building is driven by a biological urge known as the nesting instinct in birds and mammals. Generally each species has a distinctive
Eurasian wryneck (2,151 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
others. Limiting factors for such crevice-nesting species as Eurasian wrynecks are both the availability of nesting sites and the number of ants and their
Black-headed grosbeak (858 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
5 in) long, 47 g (1.7 oz) black-headed grosbeak is a migratory bird, with nesting grounds from southwestern British Columbia, through the western half of
Sarah Island (Massachusetts) (160 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
1 m) above sea level. The ledges, beaches and mudflats make the ideal nesting place for gulls. The island was purchased by John Langlee in 1686, later
Rendova Island (269 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
black-sand beaches along the South-West coast of Rendova are an important nesting ground for the critically endangered leatherback turtle. Community-based
Nakhiloo Island (106 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
signifying considerable hawksbill turtle nesting with several tens of activities in evidence. This is nesting site. The island is located southeast of
Hillside National Wildlife Refuge (236 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The refuge was established in 1975 and provides important stop-over and nesting habitat for over 200 species of neotropical migratory birds. The refuge
Snowcock (636 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
genus Tetraogallus of the pheasant family, Phasianidae. They are ground-nesting birds that breed in the mountain ranges of southern Eurasia from the Caucasus
Black-legged kittiwake (599 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
large colonies on cliffs and is very noisy on the breeding ground. Cliff nesting for gulls occurs only in the Rissa species, and the kittiwake is capable
Great frigatebird (2,791 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
frigatebird (Fregata minor) is a large seabird in the frigatebird family. Major nesting populations are found in the Pacific (including the Galapagos Islands)
Pale crag martin (3,779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
available small loose colonies may form. This martin aggressively defends its nesting territory against conspecifics and other species. In Africa breeding dates
Kentucky warbler (321 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Kentucky warbler (Geothlypis formosa) is a small species of New World warbler. It is a sluggish and heavy warbler with a short tail, preferring to
White-fronted bee-eater (663 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bee-eaters nest in colonies averaging 200 individuals, digging roosting and nesting holes in cliffs or banks of earth. A population of bee-eaters may range
Cockatoo (8,681 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
adversely affected by habitat loss, particularly from a shortage of suitable nesting hollows after large mature trees are cleared; conversely, some species
Quantifier (linguistics) (624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
In linguistics and grammar, a quantifier is a type of determiner, such as all, some, many, few, a lot, and no, (but not numerals)[clarification needed]
Carlos Takam (402 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Armand Carlos Netsing Takam (born December 6, 1980) is a Cameroonian-French professional boxer who represented Cameroon at the 2004 Summer Olympics at
Cape sparrow (3,076 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
successfully competes with both species, though they may exclude it from nesting in holes. There are reports by birdwatchers in suburban areas of South
Wedge-tailed shearwater (1,100 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Divorce between pairs occurs after breeding seasons that end in failure. Nesting either in burrows or sometimes on the surface under cover. Pairs call frequently
Western bluebird (984 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with tree swallows, house sparrows, and European starlings for natural nesting locations. Because of the high level of competition, house sparrows often
Nuthatch (4,240 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"Sitta" redirects here. For the ancient capital of Sittacene, see Sittace. The nuthatches constitute a genus, Sitta, of small passerine birds belonging
Petrochelidon (88 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Petrochelidon is a genus of birds known as cliff-nesting swallows. The genus includes all of the five species of birds commonly called cliff swallow,
Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (165 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
provides important nesting, feeding, and resting habitat for waterfowl, while the surrounding meadowlands are attractive nesting and feeding areas for
Halictinae (2,779 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
broad spectrum of behavioral social polymorphies, ranging from solitary nesting to obligate eusociality. Estimated from the fossil record, eusociality
Diplogasterida (282 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Rhabditidae (formerly Rhabditina). The confusion of having a hierarchical nesting of groups that were formerly mutually exclusive has led to a profusion
Marbled murrelet (2,341 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
on the ground at higher latitudes where trees cannot grow. Its habit of nesting in trees was suspected but not documented until a tree-climber found a
Say's phoebe (487 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Say's phoebe (Sayornis saya) is a passerine bird in the tyrant flycatcher family. A common bird in the western United States. It prefers dry, desolate
Gannet (964 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
sub-adult plumages show increasing amounts of white. The most important nesting ground for northern gannets is the United Kingdom with about two thirds
Layered queueing network (296 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Resources can be nested and queues form along the nodes of the nesting structure. The nesting structure thus defines "layers" within the queueing model. Layered
Sociable weaver (1,393 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
at Etosha National Park also use Colophospermum mopane trees for nesting. Large nesting colonies can be active across many generations, sometimes over a
Mon Repos Conservation Park (374 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
largest concentration of nesting marine turtles on the eastern Australian mainland and supports the most significant nesting population of the endangered
Rook (bird) (1,044 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
include building, parliament, clamour and storytelling. Their colonial nesting behaviour gave rise to the term rookery. Rooks are resident in Great Britain
Feral pigeon (2,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
balance on top of the female. Abandoned buildings are favourite nesting areas. Mass nesting is common as pigeons are a community flocking bird; often, dozens
Feral pigeon (2,632 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
balance on top of the female. Abandoned buildings are favourite nesting areas. Mass nesting is common as pigeons are a community flocking bird; often, dozens
Lesser crested tern (863 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to two (rarely three) eggs. Nesting behaviour is very similar to that of Sandwich terns, with predator avoidance by nesting in very dense colonies, and
Greater adjutant (3,695 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
although low grunting, mooing or roaring sounds are made especially when nesting. The bill-clattering display is made with the bill raised high and differs
Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area (272 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Federal Land Bank using Federal Duck Stamp funds to protect redhead nesting habitat. The area is largely hardstem bulrush marsh, interspersed with
Reddish egret (743 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
States, and Mexico. There is post-breeding dispersal to well north of the nesting range. In the past, this bird was a victim of the plume trade. According
Bird egg (1,260 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
fertilized; it is not uncommon for pet owners to find their lone bird nesting on a clutch of infertile eggs, which are sometimes called wind-eggs.
Surtsey (3,753 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
for nesting material, but also continue to assist in the spreading of seeds, and fertilize the soil with their guano. Birds first began nesting on Surtsey
Archie Carr National Wildlife Refuge (228 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Carr Working Group. The refuge provides nesting habitats for approximately one-fourth of all sea turtles nesting in the United States. About 15,000-20,000
Cardigan Island (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
made it ashore. Over a period of years they ate the eggs and chicks of nesting seabirds, and wiped out the island’s population of puffin and Manx shearwater
Least tern (1,824 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
removed from the nesting colony site, usually on an exposed tidal flat or beach. Only after courtship has confirmed mate selection does nesting begin by mid-May
Hobart Lake National Wildlife Refuge (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
12 km2) in fee title and the remaining acres are covered by easement. Three nesting islands in the northeast corner of the refuge that were constructed by
Ninepipe National Wildlife Refuge (293 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
prime nesting habitat for numerous bird species such as the grebe, Canada geese, bittern, great blue heron and various species of ducks. Nesting platforms
American kestrel (3,762 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
recorded nesting on cliff ledges and building tops, as well as in abandoned cavities in cactuses. American kestrels also commonly utilize nesting boxes.
Pablo National Wildlife Refuge (312 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
an agency under the U.S. Department of the Interior. Pablo is a prime nesting habitat for numerous bird species such as the green-winged teal, Canada
Red-bellied woodpecker (1,585 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
bird's nesting behavior; however, further studies are needed and are in progress. Red-bellied woodpeckers are territorial during the nesting season and
Brettabister (127 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
It is in the parish of Nesting. St. Ola's parish church lies to the east, near Housabister. The war memorial for North Nesting parish is at the centre
Key West National Wildlife Refuge (666 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
surveyed each year to track nesting and reproduction of the turtles. There are few beaches in the refuge suitable for sea turtle nesting, thus there are typically
Aracari (335 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
An aracari or araçari (US /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ AHR-ə-SAHR-ee, UK /ˌɑːrəˈsɑːri/ ARR-ə-SAHR-ee or /ˌɑːrəˈkɑːri/ ARR-ə-KAHR-ee) is any of the medium-sized toucans
McNary National Wildlife Refuge (320 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are found here, as are thousands of colonial nesting water birds using river islands for safe nesting.  This article incorporates public domain material
Green Island (Massachusetts) (408 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
merchant, who owned the island during Colonial times. Green Island is a nesting area for herring gulls, black-backed gulls, cormorants, barn swallows,
Stack (geology) (355 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article
to sub-aerial processes like wind erosion. Stacks can provide important nesting locations for seabirds, and many are popular for rock climbing. Isolated
California least tern (799 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
removed from the nesting colony site, usually on an exposed tidal flat or beach. Only after courtship has confirmed mate selection does nesting begin by mid-May
Red-billed hornbill (344 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The red-billed hornbills are a group of hornbills found in savanna and woodland of sub-Saharan Africa. They are now usually split into five species, the
Greater striped swallow (420 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The greater striped swallow (Cecropis cucullata) is a large swallow that is native to Africa south of the equator. The greater striped swallow is 18–20 cm
Despair Island (133 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The island is composed of many outcroppings of rocks used extensively by nesting birds. such as gulls and terns. Though Despair Island is marked with a
Rocky Islets National Park (57 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
northwest of Brisbane. The islands are important and protected seabird nesting sites. Access to the Rocky Islets is prohibited. Protected areas of
Eurasian nuthatch (4,102 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
with large, old trees, which provide extensive growth for foraging and nesting holes. In Europe, deciduous or mixed forest is favoured, particularly when
Arnarvon Islands (211 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
community-managed marine conservation area in Solomon Islands. It is a nesting ground for critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtles. Sightings of Indo-Pacific
Devi River (474 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
the Devi River on 13 May 1988. The mouth of the Devi river serves as a nesting ground for olive ridley sea turtles during their breeding season. The first
Skink (1,187 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
This article is about the reptile. For other uses, see Skink (disambiguation). Skinks are lizards belonging to the family Scincidae and the infraorder
Leach's storm petrel (973 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The Leach's storm petrel or Leach's petrel (Oceanodroma leucorhoa) is a small seabird of the tubenose family. It is named after the British zoologist William
Shopping cart (3,455 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
innovator was Orla Watson, who invented the swinging rear door to allow for "nesting" in 1946. Goldman continued to make modifications to his original design
Sphecius grandis (2,724 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of cicada killer wasp (Sphecius). The western species shares the same nesting biology as its fellow species, the eastern cicada killer (S. speciosus)
Middle Brewster Island (230 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetation and serves primarily as a nesting site for gulls and cormorants. The birds are aggressive during their nesting season and access by humans is discouraged
Andean cock-of-the-rock (1,609 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
"rock" or "cliff", and cola "inhabiting", and is derived from its habit of nesting in rock walls. Its specific epithet peruvianus "of Peru" is masculine despite
White-necked rockfowl (4,529 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
picathartes typically keeps low in the vegetation or on the ground near its nesting grounds. It moves quickly through its forested habitat primarily through
Merced National Wildlife Refuge (543 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
within the Pacific Flyway. Each autumn over 20,000 cranes and 60,000 arctic nesting geese terminate their annual migrations from Alaska and Canada to make
Lathami Conservation Park (265 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of Parndana. It was proclaimed on 1 October 1987 to protect important nesting and foraging habitat for the Glossy Black Cockatoo (Calyptorhynchus lathami)
Kagalaska Island (145 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
unlike other Alaskan islands that have hardscrabble coasts. It provides nesting grounds for sea birds and in the summer is a basking site for seals.
Common raven (7,499 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Common ravens nesting near sources of human garbage included a higher percentage of food waste in their diet, birds nesting near roads consumed
Flame robin (3,945 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
been recorded nesting in Pinus radiata on Mount Wellington in Tasmania. The flame robin is more versatile in its selection of nesting sites than other
Hooded crow (2,508 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
search this place later when the other crow has left. Nesting occurs later in colder regions: mid-May to mid-June in northwest Russia
Turkey vulture (4,725 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
commonly found in relatively open areas which provide nearby woods for nesting and it generally avoids heavily forested areas. This bird with its crow-like
New Point Comfort Natural Area Preserve (91 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
located along the Atlantic Flyway, and consequently provides habitat for nesting and breeding, both during the migration season and at other times throughout
Prestvannet (171 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
reserve. The pond area, just next to a big city has been preserved as a nesting place for various birds. The pond and its surrounding wooded area is an
Ibis (868 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
usually crustaceans. They are monogamous and highly territorial while nesting and feeding. Most nest in trees, often with spoonbills or herons. All extant
Great Duck Island, Maine (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to The Nature Conservancy, the island provides habitat for the largest nesting black guillemot colony in Maine. Great Duck is an active site for ecological
Snakeden Hollow State Fish and Wildlife Area (139 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
a home to numerous species of mammals, birds and reptiles. A favorite nesting spot of giant Canada geese, the site has 2,100 acres (850 ha) of grassland
Brown noddy (378 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tristan da Cunha in the Atlantic Ocean. The brown noddy is colonial, usually nesting on the in elevated situations on cliffs or in short trees or shrubs. It
Alfaro, La Rioja (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inhabitants, and its area is 194.23 km². It is known for the annual return and nesting of the 'Storks of Alfaro.' During ancient Roman times, Alfaro was a municipium