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1(bird)polluelo masculinovolantón masculino técnico
- Only female hummingbirds are involved in parental care; they must incubate eggs, brood young hatchlings, and feed the chicks as nestlings and fledglings.
- Scores of rare adult birds, fledglings and unhatched chicks are feared to have died when fire - which is being treated as suspicious - swept through reedbeds yesterday.
- In monogamous species, both the male and female build the nest, incubate eggs, brood young and feed nestlings and fledglings.
- We cannot yet reliably locate, capture, and study fledglings and recently independent young birds.
- We confirmed fledging by sighting fledglings, listening for fledgling begging calls, or sighting parents carrying food or scolding near the nest.
- Perhaps because of the ordeal of bringing a chick to adulthood, fledglings are spoiled with every possible advantage to ensure their survival.
- Or perhaps the birds were fledgelings; young and inexperienced.
- Helpers are involved with territory defense, and all aspects of reproduction: incubation, brooding, feeding, and guarding nestlings and fledglings.
- Males and females have similar roles during breeding; both help build nests, incubate eggs, feed nestlings and fledglings and remove fecal sacks.
- With the aid of spotting scopes, visitors can peer directly into the nests of the 4-foot-tall white birds and observe fledglings as they clamor for food and struggle to master the intricacies of flight.
- In those instances, the adult birds fed the fledglings in a fairly conspicuous location close to the nest.
- Females built the nest and incubated alone, but both parents fed nestlings and fledglings.
- Neverthless, it is possible that survival rates of nestlings and fledglings might be influenced by spatial factors or by the identity of their social group.
- Some observers have suggested that carrion on train tracks actually aids overall eagle survival by providing fledglings with a ready food supply.
- The young form flocks with other fledglings and adults when leaving the nesting area after breeding season.
- Similarly, broods were only used in the analysis of fledging sex ratio if the sex of all fledglings was known.
- We checked all tagged nests daily to record laying dates of the eggs, clutch size, hatching dates, number of hatchlings, and number of fledglings.
- Fledging success may not accurately reflect reproductive success if fledglings differ in quality.
- When the first brood fledges, the female starts the second brood and the male feeds the fledglings.
- The adults continue to provide some food for the fledglings for about a month after they fledge.
2(person)novato masculinonovata femeninofledgling poet — novel poeta
- the fledgling republic — la joven república
- a fledgling democracy — una democracia en ciernes
- We'll hear from both sides and review the changes ahead for this fledgling democracy.
- Asia's fledgling democracies should not despair just because things are messy at the moment.
- You are the leader of the opposition in this emerging, fledgling democracy.
- Zimbabwe is an example of the pressure placed on fledgeling democracies in Africa.
- Before opening the quarterly, I expected to read the work of fledgling student poets.
- This young child would be the first person to be granted a wish by the fledgling organization.
- Extremely poor, it was nonetheless peaceful, stable and a fledgling democracy.
- The Trust is a fledgling organisation, unrecognised by the club, which does not even reply to its letters.
- Between them they bring a powerful set of skills to the fledgling organisation.
- This is a momentous event for our fledgling democracy after so many years of non-representative rule.
- The Glaswegian actor and fledgling playwright was broke, fed up with acting, and hungry for a second child.
- The attack stopped fledgling peace efforts and led to international condemnation.
- Harry's fledgling business started to take off when newsagents asked him to deliver the papers along with the contents bills.
- Many firms that were just fledgling start-ups in 2000 are now mature, profitable businesses.
- These exchanges have become a small but meaningful way of supporting Russia's fledgling market economy.
- Indeed, it is such films that have inspired fledgling filmmakers to take chances and think out of the box.
- There will also be funds for training 100,000 teachers, and for fledgling entrepreneurs.
- Musical wannabes turned out in force to listen to fledgling bands, play instruments and enrol for lessons.
- Nine years on, that fledgling script is about to see the light of day.
- Croydon has become home to the first in a series of innovation centres to help fledgling businesses get off the ground.
- the fledgling republic — la joven república
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