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roost

a place, perch, branch, etc., where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
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Of course, we had one particular tree in which we usually roosted, though we often roosted in other trees when nightfall caught us.
It is said tha the young condors cannot fly for an entire year; and lon after they are able, they continue to roost by night, an hunt by day with their parents.
Two methods are used; one is to plac a carcass on a level piece of ground within an enclosure o sticks with an opening, and when the condors are gorged to gallop up on horseback to the entrance, and thus enclos them: for when this bird has not space to run, it canno give its body sufficient momentum to rise from the ground The second method is to mark the trees in which, frequentl to the number of five or six together, they roost, and the at night to climb up and noose them.
Most bats are unlikely to live in the same building all year round, although they usually return to the same roosts year after year.
Toni added: "Haddo House is a perfect place for the bats to roost as there are old buildings with nooks and crannies to hide in.
Roost, a developer of home telematics for property insurance carriers, is partnering with North Dakota-based Nodak Insurance Company.
Gray bats were listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act in 1976, primarily due to population declines caused bv disturbance at roost sites.
In the past month, Roost Home Telematics of Sunnyvale, Calif., has entered into partnerships with Centauri Insurance, Duck Creek Technologies and Farmers Protective Mutual Insurance Co.
The FFF started to conduct regular monthly monitoring of the bats' population between 2017 and May 2018, when the roost site was bulldozed by Mabuhay Maritime Express Inc.
'At that time, June 2017, the bats had already moved to the Habagat roost site from the area that was bulldozed and so there was no effect on the count in 2017.
Roost, a provider of Home Telematics for property insurance carriers, has said that it has partnered with New York-based Kingstone Insurance.
Despite three of them being totally blind, the dogs are performing this amazing feat off-lead, accompanied on their quest by Mione Morrison, the founder of Glendrick Roost.