In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- The rain becomes torrential as I drive through the vast wetlands of the Bayou.
- A further third will be turned into wet pasture land and a third to wetland and reed beds in line with a plan approved by the Environmental Agency.
- They live on moors and wetlands, while the tower is surrounded by bustling streets made of concrete.
- Its large lagoons, mangrove wetlands, and swamps full of wild orchids and rare birds are all protected by the National Trust.
- Both species need large areas of fens and wetlands and are highly intolerant of human disturbance at nest sites.
- They require a mosaic of heath, blanket bog and wetland, with rough grazing, shrubs and trees for cover.
- Wildlife habitats, wetlands and watersheds have been wiped out all over the place.
- She said the wetlands, estuaries and forest streams that pateke call home were under threat.
- Typha spp. are highly productive aquatic plants that grow in a variety of habitats throughout wetlands worldwide.
- Coral reefs provide protection to coastal areas and protect delicate coastal wetlands and mangrove swamps from storms.
- It was then tested and found to apply in other habitat types such as wetlands and Mediterranean grasslands.
- Found in a wide variety of haunts including open or lightly wooded farmland, moors, wetlands and urban areas.
- It is common for the tailing ponds to be turned into wetlands or even grazing lands for buffalo such as the one made by Syncrude.
- Shrubs and bushes will be used to create the hilltop wetlands by blocking drainage ditches dug by sheep farmers.
- It is also released naturally from swamps, wetlands and the ocean.
- It is almost never found on mudflats or in wetlands where other shorebirds are found.
- She was doing the first formal survey of our wooded wetlands in the east field.
- The terrain here is flat, and the poor drainage encourages the creation of wetlands and bogs.
- Breeds on wetlands, moorland, water-side meadows, both coastal and inland.
- The reserve in a partly flooded gravel pit now has three wetland habitats - open water, marsh and willow scrub.
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