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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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This suggests that at territories where owls nested in cavities other nest types were either less available or less preferable.
probably Megachile relativa Cresson which nested at these sites), and all five nests were closed with an I.
Least terns nested at the ash ponds and the landfill from 6 June through 24 July.
Photo: (1 -- 2 -- color) When a mother mourning dove nested on a narrow ledge, carwash employees provided a plastic plant saucer to make her more comfortable, above.
Hence, some successful females subsequently nested in new patch types (also see Lokemoen et al.
Data were first analyzed using nested analysis of variance (ANOVA), where nest height was nested within taxonomic family to examine differences in nest predation, plumage brightness, and dimorphism among nest heights.
In 1998 and since 2000, Amelia has either not successfully nested or eggs did not hatch.