In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1polluelo masculinebefore noun nestling thrush/blackbird — cría de zorzal/mirlo feminine
- On our way out of campus, we stopped by Shroud and Bev's apartment to check on the House Finch nestlings.
- In one nest, some nestlings died before 7 days of age and were therefore excluded from the analysis.
- It's the first study to show that birds have learned to recognize and reject cuckoo nestlings.
- We provided food supplements to half of the nestlings in each nest during the nestling period.
- So why do superb fairy-wrens appear to be unique in their ability to desert cuckoo nestlings?
- At the end of the food deprivation period, we removed all nestlings from their nests and put them in a cloth bag.
- Both of these nestlings were from the same nest, and the other two nestlings from this nest did match the female at all loci.
- Birds were ringed as nestlings or when breeding and measured using standard procedures.
- Birds not ringed as nestlings were aged and sexed according to the method of Jenni and Winkler.
- I noted the number of phoebe and cowbird eggs and nestlings at each visit.
- All nestlings were returned to their home nests at the end of each trial.
- Surprisingly, one way that such males can acquire a mate is to kill the young nestlings and then pair with the female who has to start a new family.
- They are very aggressive and are able to take over nests and kill the eggs and nestlings of other birds.
- All nests that contained eggs or nestlings were classified as occupied.
- We returned nestlings to nests as quickly as possibly after processing.
- This is fortunate, because house wren nestlings have prodigious appetites.
- Females built the nest and incubated alone, but both parents fed nestlings and fledglings.
- We returned nestlings to their nests and repaired cavities with duct tape.
- They scavenge for carrion and garbage and also prey on rodents and on the eggs and nestlings of other birds.
- Supposedly, martens use a nest-box as a search image while hunting for nestlings and adult birds.
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