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roost

a place, perch, branch, etc., where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
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It is a maternity roost, where female bats have their young during the summer months.
However, on the first 2 days following release, we detected no instances of commuting to or from a disjunct roost area during the entire 0600-2000 diurnal tracking periods.
Monitoring began at the twilight-dark interface and continued for 1 h after sunset to confirm day roost location.
8220;The kids have really shown a lot of passion, reaching out to the Hartland community and have established the Chimney Swift Roost Fund for donations to build a new habitat for the birds in time for their return,” said Keleen Kaye, HSCL Teacher.
c But Mr Crompton rsaid a direct r impact on a roost would be lighting.
To monitoring the efficiency of the measures including controlling bat roosts and food sources;
BLAZE: The PS20,000 bat roost targeted by arsonists
One source of cross-contamination that is not cured by changing the fabric is the possibility that the sample includes older guano that had been trapped in the roost but has since become dislodged due to more recent movements within the roost.
While conducting a mist net survey as part of a larger research project, we observed bats that appeared to be using a nearby road culvert as a roost.
Of the 1,200 or so species of bat worldwide, only 6 are known to roost upright, rather than the usual upside down position.
The birds return en masse to their winter roost from a day's feeding up to 20 miles away.
Because bats roost hanging from their heels, they must land upside down against a cave ceiling or foliage.