Thesaurus / roosting
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Bushwhacking south from Kebler, I was rewarded with sightings of a dozen squirrels, a great horned owl snoozing on her midday roost, a sweet mossy boulder facing a sweet mossy creek, and precisely zero beefy limbs within my limited reach.
Some of these petite predators catch huge insects or even lizards that they haul back to their roosts.
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Picking through guano can identify bat species and reveal the viruses they carry, and cameras positioned outside bat caves and roosts can give a sense of abundance.
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They nest frequently in colonies; they migrate in large flocks and can often be seen in great quantities at roosting places.
ENDURANCE TESTALAN DOUGLAS
The boys had no chance against her, she shot them down one after another as easily as though they had been roosting pheasants.
THE WAY OF ALL FLESHSAMUEL BUTLER
You didn't expect to find me roosting around out here, did you?
GABRIEL TOLLIVERJOEL CHANDLER HARRIS
Whatever the origin and reason of this roosting habit, I have no doubt that it is universal.
THE FOOT-PATH WAYBRADFORD TORREY
Verily things looked dark for the ill-fated Job, roosting in unsuspecting security in the desolate old barn.
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In the barns some chickens were roosting on the poles of the wagons, with their heads under their wings.
OVER STRAND AND FIELDGUSTAVE FLAUBERT
I don't see that the fifteen we've killed since roosting here have served as any terrible examples to the others.
DARKNESS AND DAWNGEORGE ALLAN ENGLAND