rookery


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rookery

1. a group of nesting rooks
2. a clump of trees containing rooks' nests
3. 
a. a breeding ground or communal living area of certain other species of gregarious birds or mammals, esp penguins or seals
b. a colony of any such creatures

rookery

[′ru̇k·ə·rē]
(zoology)
A location used by birds for breeding and nesting.

rookery

1. A tenement or dilapidated group of dwellings.
2. A building with many diverse occupants and rooms, such as a boardinghouse.
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Draw for Thursday's final: 1 Big Man Eater (m), 2 Black Slick (m), 3 Brave Rookery (m), 4 Danebank Debbie (m), 5 High Image (m), 6 Hollyoak Swift (w).
Filming was interrupted by bizarre experiences during the shoot at Rookery House.
You will receive expert tuitiuon from Nairn's Natural Woman ambassador and leading walking and fitness expert Joanna Hall, who will lead a walking session around the beautiful grounds of Rookery Hall.
Our winner and a guest will be treated to return travel to the luxurious Rookery Hall in Cheshire where they will have access to the five star spa facilities and enjoy an indulgent treatment courtesy of Nairn's.
Glowing from a pounds 10m re-vamp, Rookery Hall boasts a superb health club & spa with, 18m indoor pool, hydrotherapy suite, crystal steam room and sauna.
The historical counts of nonpups (or total animals where pups and nonpups were not distinguished) on rookeries thus likely provide a general index of the size of the breeding population associated with each rookery.
Originally constructed in 1888 by famed architects Daniel Burnham and John Root, and later remodeled by Frank Lloyd Wright in 1905, The Rookery Building is steeped in history and has long been one of Chicago's most recognizable landmarks.
The Rookery in Cottage Lane, Ormskirk, has passed through several pairs of hands since the owners died and left it to their milkman.
We were walking, half-hypnotized, through a Gentoo penguin rookery at Paradise Harbor on the west side of the Antarctic Peninsula, a finger of mountain and rock that pokes north from the massive Antarctic ice sheet.
A rookery was recently established in the breeding area by native birds.