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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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Neither the mockingbird nor the bird that hunts at night nested in the walnut.
This suggests that at territories where owls nested in cavities other nest types were either less available or less preferable.
In New York, Isodontia mexicana nested in trap-nests with internal diameters of 8.0 and 9.0 mm.
Since that time, least terns have nested at Gibson Lake every year except 1988.
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.
Four cases of successful usurpation by Mandarin duck occurred in boxes where Mandarin ducks had nested in the previous year.
closed-canopy forest for 6 of 13 species that nested in both habitat types.
DISCUSSION--At both study areas, black-chinned hummingbirds nested primarily in the subcanopy forest layer, about 4 m from the ground, but we found striking differences in patterns of nest plants used.
Masked boobies regularly nested in the southern sector of Letterbox during the breeding seasons from 1990 to 2006 (see Table 1).
Birds have also used other riverside buildings as far west as Newcastle Quayside, where 70 pairs nested on the CWS building ( now the Malmaison Hotel ( in 1992.
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).
No warblers nested, but 19 boxes (28%) were used by House Wrens (Troglodytes aedon; 24 nests) or Carolina Chickadees (Poecile carolinensis; 1 nest).