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roost

a place, perch, branch, etc., where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
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The concept initially was that bats one day might roost in the artificial houses and at the time he thought it could be years, if ever at all, before this happened.
I suggest you provide low roosts for Broad Breasted turkeys, so they can roost if they want to but avoid injuring themselves on higher roosts.
This system works so well that now I look forward to cleaning the roost for compost material instead of dreading it.
FFF said the bats needed a 200-meter buffer zone to their nearest roost site to be shielded from human activity.
Do rural buildings provide important roost sites for Indiana bats and other species?
They often roost in occupied buildings due to the increased temperature needed for rearing pups.
During this early period, mature toms will stick together once they come off the roost and go through a daily routine resembling that of a summertime bachelor group of velvet bucks.
Once roost trees were identified, measurements taken for hollow roosts included: height of the roost hollow above the ground measured using a clinometer; tree species and diameter at breast height; type of hollow (based on its entrance, i.
We visited each roost once per month (total of eight visits per location during two winters).
Most bats are secondary cavity users and select cavities in mainly live, dying, or dead trees, spending over half their lives within the roost environment (Kunz, 1982; Kunz and Lumsden, 2003; Diaz and Linares Garcia, 2012; Rengifo et al.