Thesaurus / nesting
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Durnford found it nesting at Tombo Point, sixty miles south of the Chupat river.
ARGENTINE ORNITHOLOGY, VOLUME II (OF 2)P. L. SCLATER
Does he receive his critiques from Eaton or Harrow—based on the experience of a week's birds'-nesting and its consequences?
MODERN PAINTERS VOLUME I (OF V)JOHN RUSKIN
While this nesting was going on I could hear five different birds at once either in the garden or from any of the windows.
NATURE NEAR LONDONRICHARD JEFFERIES
It is a fresh water fowl, and exclusively so in the selection of its nesting haunts.
They breed abundantly on the marshes of northern Alaska and Greenland, nesting the same as others of the species.
This is a paler variety of the preceding species and is not noticeably different in its habits, nesting or eggs.
But there was no reply to Wildeve's shout, save a mournful whining from the herons which were nesting lower down the vale.
RETURN OF THE NATIVETHOMAS HARDY
His love was the shy, green woodpecker, whom he had actually coaxed into nesting in the park.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
There are no differences between the nesting of this form and the last and the eggs are not in any way different.
By extending its range, a species might find more abundant food and nesting sites.
PHYLOGENY OF THE WAXWINGS AND ALLIED BIRDSM. DALE ARVEY