fledge


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Synonyms for fledge

feed, care for, and rear young birds for flight

decorate with feathers

grow feathers

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0% fledged successfully and 20% failed to fledge due to depredation.
According to the newspaper, the team of mechanical engineers claims that the Fledge, which pairs an 18 brake horsepower, 346 cubic-centimeter gasoline engine with a 3.
Nistica's 1x3 and 1x4 WSS modules maintain the common footprint of its 1x2 WSS FULL FLEDGE for both 50 GHz and 100 GHz modules and extend programmable waveplan features to three and four degree nodes.
Holt and Norton (1986) observed a brood of six owls fledge over a 2-day period in Montana.
I also evaluated post-fledging patterns of movement by timing of fledge as a surrogate of seasonal availability of resources.
Researchers from the University of Exeter and Queen's University Belfast found birds laid their eggs earlier and successfully reared more chicks to fledge in areas where food had been provided earlier in the year.
In 2004 and 2002, no chicks survived, while in 2003 and 2001, one chick each managed to fledge.
The chick in the cliffside nest is one of three hatched this year in the Sespe, and program officials hope it will fledge - fly from the nest - this winter.
Prior to 1999, plover fledge rates at the refuge exceeded the recommended rate only once.
Nistica, a global supplier of agile optical modules to leading telecom system OEMs, announced today the launch of its new FULL FLEDGE subsystem to meet growing demand for cost-effective Reconfigurable Optical Add/Drop Modules (ROADMs) in core network nodes.
We visited nests every 4 days to monitor condition and contents, and visited nests more frequently as the estimated fledge date approached.
Many hosts that are similar in size to the vireo, but have lengths of incubation comparable to that of a cowbird, regularly fledge both a cowbird and their own young from parasitized nests (e.
Even if you have seen chicks fledge it is vital that hedges are second checked as some birds may have more than one brood,' he added
26 /PRNewswire/ -- McGraw-Hill Home Interactive (MHHI) today announced that it has selected Oracle's WebServer technology for Fledge (www.
Nistica leverages Fujikura's world-class quality, volume processes, field support for FLEDGE Series production manufacturing