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Synonyms for crested

bearing an heraldic device

(of a bird or animal) having a usually ornamental tuft or process on the head

(of a knight's helmet) having a decorative plume

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Since the wild population is restricted to the Qinling area, the crested ibis is vulnerable to natural disasters and epidemics (Ding, 2010).
As this is the first crested ibis re-introduction project implemented outside the Qinling Mountains, it is of great importance to understand the habitat suitability for crested ibis in Dongzhai.
Crested Butte offers a wide variety of properties including ski in/ski out single family homes, ski-in/ski-out condominiums, lake and river frontage properties, golf course property, and true fine mountain homes on acreage.
* Great crested newts normally live on land but breed in ponds and pools.
A well-known Crested Butte resident, John Norton, wrote the Crested Butte News, saying, "Forest Service to Crested Butte: 'Drop Dead."'
Although the scientific name for crested ibises is Nipponia Nippon, the birds are virtually extinct in the country.
Broad-based populations of diploid crested wheatgrass population ND-AC903, tetraploid crested wheatgrass population ND-AD904, and western wheatgrass population ND-WWG932 were evaluated in this study.
Monocultures of crested wheatgrass have promoted population explosions of insect herbivores that generally remain at lower levels in multi-species communities (Lattin et al.
Despite its apparent winter isolation, Crested Butte is readily accessible.
The results showed that: 1) the principal component analysis (PCA) revealed that the first four components accounted for 79.31% of the total variance, including vegetation, interference, nest position and food factors, which best reflected the habitat site selection of the crested ibis.
at the Sado Crested Ibis Conservation Center from an egg laid by Yang Yang, a crested ibis gifted to Japan by China in 1999, breeders at the Sado Crested Ibis Preservation Center said.
A crested ibis chick hatched Friday morning at a center on Sado Island, Niigata Prefecture, becoming the third chick born at the center this year and the sixth ever through artificial incubation of eggs, center officials said.
Besides the crested theropod, Hammer and his colleagues also discovered the foot of a prosauropod dinosaur and the arm of a flying reptile called a pterosaur.
NIIGATA, Japan, May 31 Kyodo The Niigata prefectural government Monday established a fund for the protection and fertilization of crested ibises in China, the birds' only habitat outside Japan.
Puerto Rico's crested toads, Peltophyrne lemus, have had a tough time adapting.