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migratory

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  • a  used of animals that move seasonally
    migratory birds
  • s  habitually moving from place to place especially in search of seasonal work
    migratory workers

  • A favorite mystery of nature lovers is the behavior of the showy, black-and-orange Monarch butterflies, which appear to fly south in fall like migratory birds.
  • One of the newest services, launched by the National Geographic Society in April, provides a glimpse of your ancestors' migratory history and helps fund a five-year research .
  • Populations of many migratory species have plummeted--and, in some cases, global warming seems to be at fault.
News & Articles

  • Thousands of migratory birds invade
    Thousands of migratory birds have taken over a Del Valle man's property. The egrets set up shop in his back yard on Elroy Road about four weeks ago.
    June 22, 2013 - KXAN 36 Austin
  • Activist says early Chester hay-mow killed songbirds
    CHESTER — An environmental advocate says the town's early hay-mowing along Knapp's View Hill was killing migratory songbirds.
    June 22, 2013 - Middletown Times Herald-Record
  • Seabirds face big problems as sea levels rise
    Migratory shorebird populations are at great risk from rising sea levels due to global climate change, warns a recent paper in Proceedings of the Royal Society B. These birds play an important role in the distribution of nutrients within wetland and coastal ecosystems, and their loss could have unknown consequences for the rest of the world. Many scientists have documented the accelerated ...
    June 20, 2013 - Environmental News Network
Quotes

  • Clive Dudley Thomas Minton in Sydney Morning Herald
    Clive Minton, Australia's leading shorebird expert, says: "About half of Australia's shorebirds are migratory, and all of those 1.5 million to 2 million migratory birds are using some part of China as a stopover."
  • Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett in Kansas.com
    An unstable climate will exacerbate some of the core drivers of conflict -- such as migratory pressures and competition for resources,said British Foreign Secretary Margaret Beckett.
  • Eric Idle in OCRegister
    My decision is limited to protecting matters of national environmental significance......in this case the freshwater sawfish and a number of migratory birds. I will ensure that they will be protected by any decision I make and any conditions I... Peter Garrett http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peter_Garrett&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNFZhZbw4cfD63RIWiart4rJuICLYQ Reuters http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.reuters.com/article/rbssIndustryMaterialsUtilitiesNews/idUSSYD38188020090122&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHHxE0OabYlVzLTBzE438YYfreztg Jan 21, 2009 63529 84764 mikado I was playing Ko-Ko in a production of 'The Mikado,' and I was really enjoying myself," said Idle, 63, as he tried to ignore fans on the busy patio of a Studio City coffee bar. "One night I thought, 'This is what I should do next!'"

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