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nested

[′nes·təd]
(geology)
Pertaining to volcanic cones, craters, or calderas that occur one within another.
Pertaining to two or more calderas that intersect, having been formed at different times or by different explosions.
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Tropical Screech-Owls nested in cavities closer to the ground, giving support to the lack of association between nesting success and cavity height.
Factors affecting hatching success of densely nested Canada geese.
Despite the small sample (n = 3) of available turkey hens (birds that nested for two consecutive years within their first-year range), one of three female turkeys exhibited nest-site fidelity using this method (Table 1).
And some colonies actually nested in homes and other structures rather than just dining on them.
Before gill-netting, some 80,000 leatherbacks nested in Mexico and Costa Rica each year.
No warblers nested, but 19 boxes (28%) were used by House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon; 24 nests) or Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis; 1 nest).