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young bird that has just fledged or become capable of flying

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(of a young bird) having acquired its flight feathers

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young and inexperienced

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Another common fear is that the fledgling has been deserted by its parents.
I used data from a radiotelemetry study of post-fledging western bluebirds to generate estimates of survival of fledglings for future use in modeling populations.
Recordings of bird song are proving useful in giving fledglings reared in captivity a better start when released back into the wild
Sophie Holland, of British Waterways, said: 'At this time of year, it is quite common to encounter fledglings left by their parents for short periods on the canal bank and we hope people will resist the urge to rescue them.
Origer rescued the fledgling from circling house cats Sunday evening as it struggled to fly off the ground in front of her home.
Fledglings will be running three one-day courses at the Stakis Glasgow Airport Hotel (formerly the Normandy) on April 12, 13 and 14.
This marks the first time since 2000 that peregrine chicks have reached fledgling stage for banding by DEP biologists.
BIRD of prey fledglings born in a record season in Northumberland have flown the nest.
5 m above the ground that had been partially torn, but two fledglings were nearby, perched in a shrub ca.
I AM writing to ask readers to vote in the National Lottery awards for Fledglings, a charity which helps children and young people with disabilities and special needs.
Last year RSPCA wildlife hospitals were inundated with thousands of fledglings including housemartins, blackbirds, wood pigeons and blue tits.
When the fledglings reached 2 weeks of age, the researchers checked the chicks' growth by measuring the length of a leg bone.
The fledglings have made their home at Meriden Pool, off Berkswell Road, Meriden.
Of the three boxes put up, swallows took to one and produced five fledglings.
Late in summer, when fledglings are still mastering the art of flight, dropping from low understory perches to catch bugs is a favorite foraging technique.