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Synonyms for roost

a shelter with perches for fowl or other birds

a perch on which domestic fowl rest or sleep

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sit, as on a branch


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settle down or stay, as if on a roost

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Temperatures in the roost during summer period when bats were present ranged from -2[degrees]C in late May to 39[degrees]C in July.
My sister, who raised a few heritage turkeys last year, told me that clipping their wings didn't prevent them from flying high enough to get over a fence or roost on the roof of a shed.
If Indiana bats frequently night roost in buildings, we likely would have captured more had we consistently left nets open later.
Bat species tend to be faithful to the same maternity roosts and return to them each year.
The roost is a spot most people focus on in the morning.
2), through to roosts within close proximity to densely foliaged plants such as Rough Tree Fern Cyathea australis and Tall Saw-sedge.
Dallas, TX) inside and one outside each roost to monitor microclimate data on the first visit to each location in November 2010.
brasiliensis roost was located at Cocha Cashu Biological Station (11[degrees]53'S, 71[degrees]26'W) along the Rio Manu, in the Madre de Dios region of southeastern Peru (Foster et al.
It is a maternity roost, where female bats have their young during the summer months.
In Mexico for example 45% (60 of 134) of bat species are cave dwellers with 27 using caves as the main roost and 33 additional species using caves occasionally (Arita 1993).
Today, they are more likely to be found in urban areas where they nest and roost in chimneys and other manmade structures.
The onlyl other confirmed roost locations arer in Laugharne, Carmarthenshirer and Margamr Park near Port Talbot.
DOZENS of bats are feared to have died in an arson attack on their roost.
It usually hunts in open landscapes up to six kilometres from the roost and is often associated with settlements, gardens and extensively managed agricultural areas.
VerticalResponse said that it added two time-saving features to its newly acquired Roost social media marketing platform, which allows users to create, schedule, manage and measure their social media marketing campaigns from one dashboard.