Migratory Sentence Examples
Females are more migratory than males.
Northern Alberta and the region farther north is the nesting-ground of the migratory birds.
Of birds there are more than 200 indigenous species, it is said, and migratory species are also numerous.
Many tribes in the south-west seem to be migratory.
Mackerel, cod, pollack and flat-fishes are the kinds most frequently attacked by them in the sea; of river-fish the migratory Salmonidae and the shad are sometimes found with the marks of the teeth of the lamprey, or with the fish actually attached to them.Advertisement
Being now twenty-one years of age, Abraham hired himself to Denton Offutt, a migratory trader and storekeeper then of Sangamon county, and he helped Offutt to build a flatboat and float it down the Sangamon, Illinois and Mississippi rivers to New Orleans.
Such human life as may be found in the valley now is mainly migratory.
The species is resident in the UK and is generally not migratory.
The flu can affect all types of birds, especially migratory fowl.
All these conditions are less good for migratory waterfowl which have declined in number.Advertisement
They undoubtedly constitute the oldest ethnic stock sometimes modified on the spot by crossings with migratory peoples (Malays, Polynesians); sometimes, as in the eastern Pacific, giving way entirely before the invaders.
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This practice spread to India through migratory tribes, where it remains used today as a sign of social standing and as a rite of passage.
Naturally these migratory crabs are not limited to Japanese waters.
The natives of towns are less migratory than those of the rural parts of the country.Advertisement
Aboriginal races generally follow the migratory system of tillage, clearing the jungle on selected patches, and after taking crops for two or three years abandoning them for new ground.
Of migratory birds over two hundred species have been enumerated.
Among the fish may be mentioned the tunny, dolphin, mackerel, sardine, sea-bream, dentice and pagnell; wrasse, of exquisite rainbow hue and good for food; members of the herring family, sardines, anchovies, flying-fish, sea-pike; a few representatives of the cod family, and some flat fish; soles (very rare); Cernus which grows to large size; several species of grey and red mullet; eleven species of Triglidae, including the beautiful flying gurnard whose colours rival the angel-fish of the West Indies; and eighteen species of mackerel, all migratory.
Among birds may be reckoned about two hundred and forty different kinds which are regular inhabitants, although nearly two hundred of these are migratory.
Kohl (Austria and the Danube, London, 1844) and others that, in consequence of the Danube having been in constant use as the line of passage of migratory hostile tribes, it nowhere forms the boundary between two states from Orsova upwards, and thus it traverses as a central artery Wurttemberg, Bavaria, Austria and Hungary, while on the other hand various tributaries both north and south, which formed serious obstacles to the march of armies, have become lines of separation between different states.Advertisement
For migratory species on the verge of stock collapse, we must now aim to maximize the potential to recover.
DoÃ±ana has a very rich and diverse avifauna, with a total of over 360 species of resident and migratory birds.
Did you know that all over North America, migratory birds have stopped returning to their nesting grounds?
Migratory Four-spotted chasers occur at this time, too.
If we are very fortunate, we may see coveys of Coqui Francolins or flush a migratory Corn Crake.Advertisement
Geographic tongue (benign migratory glossitis) What is geographic tongue?
It was agreed that attaching a distribution map for migratory greylags to any publicity about this might simplify understanding.
Colin Plant informs me that he has actually visited the Cambridgeshire establishment and has noted many escapes of migratory locusts in the surrounding hedgerows.
In the north and east they are highly migratory, heading west and south during autumn.
This will allow fish, particularly migratory trout, to ascend to their spawning grounds upstream.
Wildfowling involves shooting mainly migratory ducks and geese from the foreshore on marshes and estuaries around the coast.
Over 200 species of birds have been observed, including many species of warblers, flycatchers and other migratory songbirds.
If those really were migratory trout, two nights ago, they're well migrated now.
In this way we hope to find out where hybrid trypanosomes first appear during the complex migratory route of T. brucei in the fly.
Windmills (wind turbines) can interfere with the migration of birds if they are placed in the birds' migratory paths.
The most destructive locust is the migratory locust (Locusta migratoria), which causes wholesale destruction in the East.
There remains the question how the necessary migratory freedom of the ions is secured.
According to the census of 1890 the Indian population was 1,295,796, but so far as the migratory tribes are concerned the figures are only guesswork.
In the south-east farmers are often compelled to retire with their flocks and herds before the thousands of huge, migratory vampires, which descend suddenly on the pastures and are able in one night to bleed the strongest animal to death.
The insect fauna of Mexico covers a very wide range of genera and species which, like the other forms of animal life, is largely made up of migratory types.
It seems probable, therefore, that marine animals found migratory conditions between these regions, probably by way of northern islands.
Further, that the tribes were not normally of a migratory character, as Strabo seems to imply, is shown by the existence of sanctuaries of immemorial age and by frontier ramparts such as that raised by the Angrivarii against the Cherusci.
The song and insectivorous birds - thrushes, flycatchers, vireos and woodpeckers - of this latitude, are well represented, and the high plateaus (particularly the Pocono plateau) have especial ornithological interest as the tarrying-places, during the migratory seasons, of many species of birds whose natural breeding ground is much farther north.
On the whole, Poland lies to the westward of the most frequented route of the migratory birds, and is less visited by them than the steppes of south-west Russia.
Geese, ducks and other water fowl frequent the lakes and bays in the migratory season, and eagles, gulls, hawks, kingfishers, owls, plover, woodcock, " partridge " (ruffed grouse), robins, orioles, bobolinks, blue birds, swallows, sparrows, and many other insectivorous birds are common.
The Croats formed the western division of the great migratory horde of Serbo-Croats which colonized the lands between Bulgaria and the Adriatic. Contemporary chroniclers called them Chrovati, Belochrobati (" White Croats"), Chrovati, Horvati, or by some similar Latin or Byzantine variant of the Slavonic Khrvaty.
Partridges, woodcock, snipe, &c., are among the game-birds; but all kinds of small birds are also shot for food, and their number is thus kept down, while many members of the migratory species are caught by traps in the foothills on the south side of the Alps, especially near the Lake of Como, on their passage.
The commonest and most widely distributed migratory locust is Pachytylus cinerascens.
The avifauna is very rich in migratory water and marsh fowl (Grallatores and Natatores), which come to breed in the coast region; but only five land birds - the ptarmigan (Lagopus alpinus), snow-bunting, Iceland falcon, snow-owl and raven - are permanent inhabitants of the region.
Radde, among which the most numerous are migratory birds and the birds of prey which pursue them.
Bird life is represented chiefly by migratory species, particularly of genera that inhabit the shores of streams and lagoons.
The cultivators consist of two classes - the resident husbandmen (thani) and the nonresident or migratory husbandmen (pahe).
The first two are migratory, entering rivers in the spring to spawn; of the river-lamprey, however, specimens are met with in fresh water all the year round.
The proportions are continually varying, owing to the new migratory habits of almost every class of the population.
Those plants which are widely distributed are generally found to be propagated from seeds which can easily be carried by the wind or by ocean currents, or form the food of migratory birds.
The birds of Canada are mostly migratory, and are those common to the northern and central states of the United States.
He would go from town to town, "travelling up and down as a stranger in the earth, which way the Lord inclined my heart; taking a chamber to myself in the town where I came, and tarrying sometimes a month, more or less, in a place"; and the reason he gives for this migratory habit is that he was "afraid both of professor and profane, lest, being a tender young man, he should be hurt by conversing much with either."
When any combination of circumstances has occasioned an increase of the numbers of the lemmings in their ordinary dwelling-places, impelled by the restless or migratory instinct possessed in a less developed degree by so many of their congeners, a movement takes place at the edge of the elevated plateau, and a migration towards the lower-lying land begins.
Where the movement was really of a migratory character it may generally be ascribed to external pressure, in particular from the Huns and the Avars.
Waders and waterfowl are far less abundant, and those occurring are nearly all migratory forms which visit the peninsula of India - the only important exception being two kinds of solitary snipe and the red-billed curlew.
They are mostly migratory in habit, and are to be found in many other countries.
The mammals of the Mountain Region include the cotton-tail rabbit, red squirrel, lynx and woodchuck; and there is a considerable variety of migratory song-birds, which are common to the more northern states.
In most parts of its range it is migratory, and in Britain every autumn its numbers receive considerable accession from passing visitors.