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roost

a place, perch, branch, etc., where birds, esp domestic fowl, rest or sleep
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Bats roosted much closer to the camera at Old Tunnel State Park, which allowed us to take photos of sufficient quality for magnification.
The remaining 6 radio-tagged females roosted in a residence in Haines Junction and were consistently detected there for the remainder of the life of the transmitter (Table 1).
Big brown bats roosted singly, and the Brazilian free-tailed bat shared its crevice with one Southeastern myotis.
Because these trees are used for relatively short periods of time, we suspect that they are actually roosts that bats roosted in, but found unsatisfactory.
Infrared video cameras set up in two old termite nests where bats roosted confirmed the finding.
In the 1990s bald eagles returned to this area, and one roosted on their land.
In addition to reducing flight costs, bridges provide thermal refuge that allows gray bats to conserve heat that would be lost if they roosted in the cooler surroundings at other night-roost types.
Pregnant females switched more often than lactating adults, and bats roosting in crevices changed less often than when the same bats roosted under bark.
On average, the flight took 32 minutes each way and those bats that had a second feeding session roosted, and no doubt rested, back at the railway tunnel, for about 86 minutes, before the second outing.
For 2 d after capture, the bat roosted in a live bitternut hickory (Carya cordiformis; DBH: 23.2 cm, see Table 1, Tree 1) located 0.89 km southwest from the capture site.
While the logistic models identified which variables were important for discerning sites where the bats roosted or were present, it is important to identify characteristics of those variables the bats may be selecting.
Also, some bees roosted on the skeletons of dead plants or on dead twigs attached to living plants.