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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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The wall creeper is a rare non migratory bird, which lives in canyons with vertical cliffs at an altitude of 2800-3500 meters.
Then, we continued with the characteristics of the migratory policies, the experience of Mexico on the Central American migratory situation and the experience of Uruguay in the implementation of measures to address the increase in the flow of immigrants.
The AFN meeting held from May 13 to 15 in Malaysia provided an opportunity for implementers of the project on Improving Biodiversity Conservation of Wetlands and Migratory Waterbirds in the ASEAN Region, an initiative supported by Japan-ASEAN Integration Fund and Philippines-based ASEAN Centre for Biodiversity (ACB), and led by the National Parks Board of Singapore.
SFC aims to raise community awareness about the importance of migratory birds and their role in the ecosystem and be responsible to by reducing plastic usage.
"Birds do not recognize political boundaries, so their conservation depends on our joint efforts at the many habitats they need for nesting, migratory stopovers, and wintering grounds," said Susan Bonfield, executive director of Environment for the Americas.
For rice farmers, the migratory birds could be considered boon as these species eat snails, especially the golden ones that damage rice plants, Esteban said.
He urged the provincial wildlife department to conduct a survey which is not conducted since1998 to know how many species are living in the province and it should resolve the issues being face by migratory birds and animals.
The migratory birds temporarily stop in Thatta, Rann of Kutch and Thar coastal areas.
Tunisia has about 1,200 wetlands, 120 of which are home to migratory birds, including the Gulf of Gabes, president of the association Hichem Azafzaf told TAP.
Environmentalists, ornithologists and bio-scientists have called for protection and preservation of the aerial route of migratory birds that come to this part of the globe from Siberia and other cold regions of the world every winter.
They believe the country's efforts provided the much-needed boost in the regional and global effort to protect and conserve migratory birds as the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) shares the results of the Asian Waterbird Census (AWC) 2018.
The migratory birds start their journey from different countries with the advent of winter season in Pakistan especially during October or November and begin returning to their native areas by the end of March or start of April.