Definition of 'migratory'
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More recently they have become the focal point of a migratory pattern of a different kind. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Yet next week watch because a new migratory pattern has taken hold. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That helps to avoid refugee protection becoming an alternative migratory route. Times, Sunday Times (2015)These arctic terns have just made the longest migratory journey any bird makes. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He has since spent years training geese to follow migratory routes that avoid hunters. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Then we heard the migratory birds going over. Lost Voices of the Edwardians: 19011910 in the words of the Men & Women Who Were There (2006)But what if migratory birds got hold of it? Somewhere East of Life (1994)Many migratory birds fly at night and hitting the glass windows of lit rooms is an increasingly common hazard for them. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Both fish are migratory, and enter rivers from the sea to spawn in summer and autumn. BRITAIN BC: Life In Britain and Ireland before the Romans (2003)The birds have eggs, they have migratory patterns. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Penguins are particularly vulnerable to such spills because of their wide-ranging migratory routes. Times, Sunday Times (2006)In season, you can spot dolphins and whales on their migratory routes. Times, Sunday Times (2010)That period coincides with the next wave of migratory birds returning to Britain for the winter. Times, Sunday Times (2006)After all, a migratory bird is surely not the most reliable witness. Times, Sunday Times (2008)This could in theory change, if migratory fish such as salmon could be introduced into the river system. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Numbers at this time of year are always high, as the fish follow their migratory routes along the coast. Times, Sunday Times (2009)This reference group is likely to reflect the extent to which the household has lived locally throughout its history or has had a migratory pattern of movement. Home-ownership - differentiation and fragmentation (1990)How the areas will affect migratory fish, from cod to basking sharks, is less certain. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The Prince was there to learn about a nearby elephant corridor, land cleared of villagers so that elephants can pass through on their migratory routes undisturbed. Times, Sunday Times (2013)It evokes a specific scene on a winter's day in Yellowstone and weaves it into an account of the natural migratory patterns of a herd of elk. A Short Guide to Writing About Science (1995)
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