In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- Near one of the lakes I saw 8 pied kingfishers perched on the top of a date palm, it may have been the parent birds with their recently fledged young.
- The male may provide support for up to 12 days after the young leave the nest, and the young often join other newly fledged young on communal roosts.
- In New York State alone - where an aggressive restoration program operates - the number of fledged young rose from fifteen in 1990 to seventy-one in 2000.
- A nest was considered successful if at least one nestling was fledged.
- They were still feeding their fledged young, but in two more days the female had relined the nest and then immediately started laying a second clutch of eggs.
- Egg quality was also assessed in terms of the probability that an egg would give rise to a fledged chick.
- A typical adult will breed several times over its long natural lifespan, but will only produce a small number of fledged chicks.
- Newly fledged young have been found as early as May 21, suggesting a laying date of about March 20.
- The percentage of experimental eggs that gave rise to fledged chicks declined significantly with position in the laying sequence.
- Banding usually takes place during July-September (most bandings in this study occurred during August), and both young, fledged birds and adults are banded by capturing birds in bait traps.
- The average numbers of fledged young produced per pair during 1995, 1996, and 1997 in those colonies are in bold type.
- By mid-July, adults and recently fledged young form small, loose flocks.
- Fledging success (proportion of hatchlings that resulted in fledged young) was considered as a partial measure of reproductive success.
- The two study plots were checked regularly to determine date of egg laying, clutch size, hatching date, and number of fledged young.
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