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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
Habitat (457 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
Loggerhead sea turtle (7,632 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 (2,934 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
Matryoshka doll (1,233 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
матрёшка; IPA: [mɐˈtrʲɵʂkə] ( listen), matrëška), also known as Russian nesting doll or Russian doll, refers to a set of wooden dolls of decreasing size
Bald eagle (11,581 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 instinct (916 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 (4,417 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 (2,604 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;
Nesting (computing) (578 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
In computing science and informatics, nesting is where information is organized in layers, or where objects contain other similar objects. It almost always
Green sea turtle (6,591 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 algorithm (162 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
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
Oology (1,414 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
Bird (17,168 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
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):
Nesting Orientalisms (1,050 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) (459 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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) 05013
Albatross (7,541 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 (7,008 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
to stay warm, and breeding attempts would probably fail. Some crevice-nesting species, including ashy storm-petrel, pigeon guillemot, Eurasian eagle-owl
American white ibis (7,552 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 (9,293 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 is the world's most important nesting beach for Olive Ridley Sea Turtles. The beach is part of Gahirmatha Marine
Procellariidae (7,278 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
Pelican (8,504 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
Mulhadhoo (Haa Alif Atoll) (90 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
Northern pintail (3,055 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
Nesting (voting districts) (331 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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
White-bellied sea eagle (5,807 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
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
Bermuda petrel (648 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 a symbol of hope for nature
American cliff swallow (590 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
Sessility (botany) (179 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
lack petioles. In addition to these plants, many insects practice sessile nesting practices. For example, Brachygastra scutellaris will build its nest starting
Protection Island National Wildlife Refuge (263 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 (760 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
Garden warbler (4,634 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
Nest box (1,123 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. "Bird box" redirects here. For the novel by Josh Malerman, see Bird Box. A nest
Quest Global (185 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
QuEST Global Services, is a diversified Product Development Solutions company, founded in 1997. They began by offering various engineering services, primarily
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
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
Ruff (6,492 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
Olive ridley sea turtle (3,481 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
Lathami Conservation Park (207 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)
Common starling (10,498 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
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
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
Barn owl (6,819 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
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
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
Procellariiformes (7,621 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
Sandy Cape (390 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
Seabird (7,122 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
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
Operation Migration (536 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Wildlife Refuge on the Gulf coast of Texas. In spring, they migrate north, nesting in Wood Buffalo National Park, which straddles the border of Alberta and
Pied currawong (3,807 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
Caddisfly (1,231 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 (547 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
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
Cattle egret (4,299 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 (1,907 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
Manx shearwater (3,003 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
Bird egg (987 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.
Bear Valley National Wildlife Refuge (129 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
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
Bluebird (659 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
Vesper sparrow (214 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
birds forage on the ground, mainly eating insects and seeds. Outside the nesting season they often feed in small flocks. The male sings from a higher perch
Turquoise parrot (3,489 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
Nest (2,924 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
Flatback sea turtle (791 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
Leatherback sea turtle (6,444 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Leatherback nesting seasons vary by location; it occurs from February to July in Parismina, Costa Rica. Farther east in French Guiana, nesting is from March
Mon Repos Conservation Park (319 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
Skink (1,043 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
European pond turtle (1,282 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
Antbird (5,046 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
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
Saxaul sparrow (3,124 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
Ring ouzel (399 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
Red-necked grebe (3,807 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
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
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,
Yellow-tailed black cockatoo (4,691 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
Clay-colored sparrow (382 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
Partridge (432 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
native to Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East. Partridges are ground-nesting seed-eaters.[citation needed] According to Greek legend, the first partridge
White-faced ibis (890 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
Skimmer (481 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
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
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
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
Citipati (1,331 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
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
Banker horse (2,883 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
Great Duck Island, Maine (430 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
Great Duck Island, Maine (430 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
Tern (6,247 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
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
Killdeer (1,200 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
Tiruvidaimarudur Conservation Reserve (300 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Tiruvidaimarudur Conservation Reserve is an IUCN Category V protected bird nesting area in the 2.84 hectares (7.0 acres) compound of the Mahalingha Swamy
Great auk (6,474 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
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
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
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
Common chiffchaff (4,046 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
Atlantic puffin (8,353 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
Hamden Slough National Wildlife Refuge (239 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
of upland grass. This will provide resting and nesting cover for 219 species of migratory and nesting birds. Currently, waterfowl, shorebirds, neotropical
Tinamou (7,737 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
With occasional exceptions, a male tinamou maintains a territory and a nesting site during the breeding season which a succession of females will visit
Nuthatch (4,187 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
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
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
Black-headed grosbeak (859 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
Nakhiloo Island (104 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
Cutting stock problem (2,048 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
formulated by Robert Gongorra in 1998 and S.O.N.S (Steel Optimization Nesting Software) was developed for the steel industry to improve steel usage and
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 (2,707 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)
Short-tailed shearwater (765 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
The short-tailed shearwater or slender-billed shearwater (Ardenna tenuirostris; formerly Puffinus tenuirostris), also called yolla or moonbird, and commonly
Pale crag martin (3,769 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
Cockatoo (8,669 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
Common swift (999 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
10-20 swifts will gather in flight around their nesting area, calling out and being answered by nesting swifts. Larger "screaming parties" are formed at
Tragopan (135 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
tragopan, adding Pan's companions for even more emphasis). Their habit of nesting in trees is unique among phasianids. There are five recognized
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,
Storm petrel (3,348 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
Wedge-tailed shearwater (1,090 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
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
Kentucky warbler (322 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
Carlos Takam (399 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Armand Carlos Netsing Takam (born December 6, 1980) is a boxer who represented Cameroon at the 2004 Summer Olympics at super heavyweight. Takam is known
Klamath Marsh National Wildlife Refuge (164 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
Quantifier (linguistics) (624 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to 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]
Least auklet (433 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
colonial, nesting in rocky crevices in colonies of up to a million birds. These colonies are often mixed, with other species of auklet nesting with, and
Gannet (939 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
Diplogasterida (290 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
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
Western bluebird (991 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
Sociable weaver (1,395 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
Rook (bird) (1,018 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
include building, parliament, clamour and storytelling. Their communal nesting behaviour gave rise to the term rookery. Rooks are resident in Great Britain
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
Layered queueing network (298 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
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
Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area (271 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
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
Marbled murrelet (2,336 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
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
Feral pigeon (2,337 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
balance on top of the female. Abandoned buildings are favorite nesting areas. Mass nesting is common as pigeons are a community flocking bird; often dozens
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
Cardigan Island (235 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
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
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
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 (1,588 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
Perdicinae (590 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
are native to Europe, Asia, Africa, and the Middle East. They are ground-nesting seed-eaters. The subfamily includes the partridges, the snowcocks, the
McNary National Wildlife Refuge (319 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
Distraction display (766 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
predators. Several variations are known in these distraction displays. Nesting male three-spined sticklebacks, when approached by groups of conspecifics
Black-throated blue warbler (3,198 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
Arnarvon Islands (212 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
community-managed marine conservation area in the Solomon Islands. It is a nesting ground for critically endangered Hawksbill sea turtles. Sightings of Indo-Pacific
Eurasian nuthatch (4,065 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
Dinosaur (17,443 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
mounds, or burrows. Some species of modern bird have no nests; the cliff-nesting common guillemot lays its eggs on bare rock, and male emperor penguins
Isla Bastimentos National Marine Park (250 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Bastimentos, that is important nesting site for sea turtles. Four species of endangered sea turtles use it as a nesting site from April through September
Devi River (473 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
Turkey vulture (4,731 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
Leach's storm petrel (979 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
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 /ˌɑrəˈsɑːri/ ARR-ə-SAHR-ee or /ˌɑrəˈkɑːri/ ARR-ə-KAHR-ee) is any of the medium-sized toucans
Shopping cart (3,263 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). One night, in 1936, Goldman sat in his office wondering how
Surtsey (3,751 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
use plants for nesting material, but also assist in the spreading of seeds, and fertilize the soil with their guano. Birds began nesting on Surtsey three
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.
White-necked rockfowl (4,525 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
Red phalarope (471 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
more brightly coloured than males. The females pursue males, compete for nesting territory, and will aggressively defend their nests and chosen mates. Once
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
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
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
Prestvannet (170 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
Halictinae (2,665 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
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
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
Common raven (7,770 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
Biscayne National Park (9,837 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
vegetation including endangered cacti and palms, and their beaches provide nesting grounds for endangered sea turtles. Offshore reefs and waters harbor more
Herald petrel (297 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
Least tern (1,708 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
Flame robin (3,942 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
Rendova Island (263 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[citation needed]
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
Alfaro, La Rioja (155 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
inhabitants and has 194.23 km² extension. It is known for the annual return and nesting of the 'Storks of Alfaro.' During ancient Roman times, Alfaro was a municipium
Brown noddy (379 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
Wreck Island Natural Area Preserve (92 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
designated an Audubon Important Bird Area for its importance as a nursery for nesting bird colonies. The island is slowly migrating towards the mainland; it
Bethel Beach Natural Area Preserve (69 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
salt marsh habitats, and provides a haven for rare marsh and colonial nesting birds as well as for the northeastern beach tiger beetle. Preserve webpage
Georgian Bay Islands National Park (210 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
eastern Massasauga Rattlesnake. Some of the more isolated islands provide nesting areas for colonies of gulls and terns. The park is part of the Georgian
Cape crow (406 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
moorland, agricultural areas with some trees or woodland in the vicinity for nesting. It seems to thrive especially in agricultural areas. As far as feeding
Rantau Abang (175 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
small village, Rantau Abang is most noted for its Leatherback Sea Turtle nesting. Every year during the summer months (usually May through August), the
Ahelaid (264 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
meters and the highest point is 4.6 meters. There are 45 bird species nesting on the islet annually, including Sedge Warbler (Acrocephalus schoenobaenus)
Rural Municipality of Clanwilliam (284 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
part was more rugged with many hills, forests and lakes. This area is a nesting area for various species of ducks and also a major flyway for geese. The
Semisopochnoi Island (716 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Islands of Alaska. The island is uninhabited and provides an important nesting area for maritime birds. The island is of volcanic origin, containing several
Titanosaur (1,838 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
herbivorous dinosaurs and grasses co-evolved. A large titanosaurid nesting ground was discovered in Auca Mahuevo, in Patagonia, Argentina and another
Baya weaver (3,064 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
seedlings in the germination stage as well as on early stages of grain) and nesting material. They also feed on insects (including butterflies), sometimes
Surf, California (417 words) [view diff] no match in snippet view article find links to article
Beach are closed between March 1 and September 30 every year during the nesting season of the Western Snowy Plover. The closures are in place to protect