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migratory

[′mī·grə‚tȯr·ē]
(meteorology)
Commonly applied to pressure systems embedded in the westerlies and, therefore, moving in a general west-to-east direction.
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Hunting of migratory birds is also a disgusting act and it affects on environmental and wildlife cycle, he added.
The migratory birds have been using the [same] routes since the Ice Age.
This year Spring Alive is asking you to make your garden or balcony bird-friendly to help tired birds in their amazing migratory travel.
Around 40,000 migratory birds of 35 different species are currently residing in the Sultanpur bird sanctuary.
That gene, which turns on in muscle cells, was less active in tissue samples from migratory monarchs than in samples from nonmigratory insects.
Pakistan's wetlands are no exception to hosting enormous biodiversity of migratory birds and some indigenous fauna.
Al-Oqab explained that the KEPS, is seeking through the four stages of the campaign that are shown in theaters across the country, to define the importance of migratory birds and the risks they are exposed to during their transit in Kuwait.
Based on public comments, Game Commission staff will prepare and present recommended waterfowl and migratory bird seasons, bag limits and related criteria to the USFWS for final approval.
On the occasion, Waheed al Fazari said, "There are millions of migratory birds which occupy the grounds of Oman and its varied habitats.
World Migratory Bird Day, which falls on May 11 and 12, has been an international initiative backed by the United Nations since 2006.
The EAD's commitments to saving birds of prey -- and biodiversity at large -- were detailed on Sunday in Abu Dhabi during the first meeting of signatories of the Memorandum of Understanding on the Conservation of Migratory Birds of Prey in Africa and Eurasia (Raptors MoU).
It is a world class wetland that is most accessible with a record number of migratory birds visiting in the winter season.