rookery


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a breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as rooks)

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There are plenty of vacant shop units for Paddy Power further along Rookery Road.
Rookery Bay is fed from the Gulf at its south terminus near Keewaydin Island and Hurricane Pass.
Plans to replace the 1930s-built Rookery with a two block, 14-apartment development on South View, was approved by Stockton Council's planning committee in June - despite 25 objections.
Mulberry said the employees all worked at The Rookery factory in Chilcompton, near Shepton Mallet, Somerset.
To see if the stick-displaying was a form of clever predation, Dinets and his colleagues performed systematic observations of the reptiles for one year at four sites in Louisiana, including two rookery and two nonrookery sites.
At the junction of Rookery Lane and Nunts Lane there is no shelter at this bus stop either.
Roy Griffin's Brave Rookery came from off the pace to take the second heat in beating Danebank Debbie by three parts of a length in 30.
But would-be visitors to Rookery House in Erdington can relax a little - the spooky guests were part of a spine-chilling movie filmed at the council property.
This great prize includes a bed-and-breakfast stay at luxurious Rookery Hall in Cheshire, up to pounds 600 towards travel expenses, dinner on both evenings, an indulgent spa treatment in the five-star facilities - all with the compliments of nairn's.
We have teamed up with Nairn's oat biscuits to give you the chance to win a place for one person and a friend at the Nairn's Natural Woman Spa retreat at the luxurious Rookery Hall in Cheshire.
Call the credit card hotline on 0870 950 7914 or send a cheque payable to Mr Fothergill's Seeds to Pippa's Snowdrop Offer, Rookery Farm, Joys Bank, Holbeach St Johns, Spalding, PE12 8SG, clearly stating your name and address.
WE'VE got 10 pairs of tickets for the Nantwich festival worth pounds 240, plus a pounds 300 gourmet weekend for two at the nearby four AA star Rookery Hall Hotel, up for grabs.
At a penguin rookery on Cape Hickey, a site near the present-day edge of the Ross ice shelf, the scientists found samples dating back 27,000 to 43,000 years, a hint that during that period, as today, the Ross Sea was open water during the penguin-breeding season, says Emslie.
From the mid 1970s to the late 1990s, pups were usually counted by placing people on rookeries, herding nonpups into the water, and tallying the number of pups while walking through the rookery (Calkins and Pitcher, 1982).
CHICAGO, Ill: ING Clarion is selling the historic Rookery Building in Chicago, Illinois to New York-based Broadway Real Estate Partners for $56 million.