Nesting Behavior: Animal behavior associated with the nest; includes construction, effects of size and material; behavior of the adult during the nesting period and the effect of the nest on the behavior of the young.Ants: Insects of the family Formicidae, very common and widespread, probably the most successful of all the insect groups. All ants are social insects, and most colonies contain three castes, queens, males, and workers. Their habits are often very elaborate and a great many studies have been made of ant behavior. Ants produce a number of secretions that function in offense, defense, and communication. (From Borror, et al., An Introduction to the Study of Insects, 4th ed, p676)Homing Behavior: Instinctual patterns of activity related to a specific area including ability of certain animals to return to a given place when displaced from it, often over great distances using navigational clues such as those used in migration (ANIMAL MIGRATION).Passeriformes: A widely distributed order of perching BIRDS, including more than half of all bird species.Wasps: Any of numerous winged hymenopterous insects of social as well as solitary habits and having formidable stings.Bees: Insect members of the superfamily Apoidea, found almost everywhere, particularly on flowers. About 3500 species occur in North America. They differ from most WASPS in that their young are fed honey and pollen rather than animal food.Birds: Warm-blooded VERTEBRATES possessing FEATHERS and belonging to the class Aves.Songbirds: PASSERIFORMES of the suborder, Oscines, in which the flexor tendons of the toes are separate, and the lower syrinx has 4 to 9 pairs of tensor muscles inserted at both ends of the tracheal half rings. They include many commonly recognized birds such as CROWS; FINCHES; robins; SPARROWS; and SWALLOWS.Animal Communication: Communication between animals involving the giving off by one individual of some chemical or physical signal, that, on being received by another, influences its behavior.Clutch Size: The number of offspring produced at one birth by an oviparous or ovoviviparous animal.Charadriiformes: An order of BIRDS including over 300 species that primarily inhabit coastal waters, beaches, and marshes. They are comprised of shorebirds, gulls, and terns.Predatory Behavior: Instinctual behavior pattern in which food is obtained by killing and consuming other species.Social Behavior: Any behavior caused by or affecting another individual, usually of the same species.Reproduction: The total process by which organisms produce offspring. (Stedman, 25th ed)Behavior, Animal: The observable response an animal makes to any situation.Territoriality: Behavior in defense of an area against another individual or individuals primarily of the same species.Isoptera: An order of insects, restricted mostly to the tropics, containing at least eight families. A few species occur in temperate regions of North America.Maternal Behavior: The behavior patterns associated with or characteristic of a mother.Ecosystem: A functional system which includes the organisms of a natural community together with their environment. (McGraw Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Swallows: The family Hirundinidae, comprised of small BIRDS that hunt flying INSECTS while in sustained flight.Agonistic Behavior: Any behavior associated with conflict between two individuals.TurtlesOviposition: The process of laying or shedding fully developed eggs (OVA) from the female body. The term is usually used for certain INSECTS or FISHES with an organ called ovipositor where eggs are stored or deposited before expulsion from the body.Sexual Behavior, Animal: Sexual activities of animals.Ovum: A mature haploid female germ cell extruded from the OVARY at OVULATION.Starlings: The family Sturnidae, in the order PASSERIFORMES. The starling family also includes mynahs and oxpeckers.Desert Climate: A type of climate characterized by insufficient moisture to support appreciable plant life. It is a climate of extreme aridity, usually of extreme heat, and of negligible rainfall. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Feeding Behavior: Behavioral responses or sequences associated with eating including modes of feeding, rhythmic patterns of eating, and time intervals.Population Density: Number of individuals in a population relative to space.Falconiformes: An order of diurnal BIRDS of prey, including EAGLES; HAWKS; buzzards; vultures; and falcons.Competitive Behavior: The direct struggle between individuals for environmental necessities or for a common goal.Wind: The motion of air relative to the earth's surface.Sparrows: The family Passeridae comprised of small, mainly brown and grey seed-eating birds with conical bills.FloridaSeasons: Divisions of the year according to some regularly recurrent phenomena usually astronomical or climatic. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Beekeeping: The management and maintenance of colonies of honeybees.Raptors: BIRDS that hunt and kill other animals, especially higher vertebrates, for food. They include the FALCONIFORMES order, or diurnal birds of prey, comprised of EAGLES, falcons, HAWKS, and others, as well as the STRIGIFORMES order, or nocturnal birds of prey, which includes OWLS.Odors: The volatile portions of substances perceptible by the sense of smell. (Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed)Vocalization, Animal: Sounds used in animal communication.Trees: Woody, usually tall, perennial higher plants (Angiosperms, Gymnosperms, and some Pterophyta) having usually a main stem and numerous branches.Thermal Conductivity: The heat flow across a surface per unit area per unit time, divided by the negative of the rate of change of temperature with distance in a direction perpendicular to the surface. (From McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)Boidae: A family of snakes comprising the boas, anacondas, and pythons. They occupy a variety of habitats through the tropics and subtropics and are arboreal, aquatic or fossorial (burrowing). Some are oviparous, others ovoviviparous. Contrary to popular opinion, they do not crush the bones of their victims: their coils exert enough pressure to stop a prey's breathing, thus suffocating it. There are five subfamilies: Boinae, Bolyerinae, Erycinae, Pythoninae, and Tropidophiinae. (Goin, Goin, and Zug, Introduction to Herpetology, 3d ed, p315-320)Hymenoptera: An extensive order of highly specialized insects including bees, wasps, and ants.Population Dynamics: The pattern of any process, or the interrelationship of phenomena, which affects growth or change within a population.Species Specificity: The restriction of a characteristic behavior, anatomical structure or physical system, such as immune response; metabolic response, or gene or gene variant to the members of one species. It refers to that property which differentiates one species from another but it is also used for phylogenetic levels higher or lower than the species.Parrots: BIRDS of the large family Psittacidae, widely distributed in tropical regions and having a distinctive stout, curved hooked bill. The family includes LOVEBIRDS; AMAZON PARROTS; conures; PARAKEETS; and many other kinds of parrots.Breeding: The production of offspring by selective mating or HYBRIDIZATION, GENETIC in animals or plants.Onopordum: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain eudesmane and elemane SESQUITERPENES.Imprinting (Psychology): A particular kind of learning characterized by occurrence in very early life, rapidity of acquisition, and relative insusceptibility to forgetting or extinction. Imprinted behavior includes most (or all) behavior commonly called instinctive, but imprinting is used purely descriptively.Host-Parasite Interactions: The relationship between an invertebrate and another organism (the host), one of which lives at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.Egg Shell: A hard or leathery calciferous exterior covering of an egg.Body Size: The physical measurements of a body.Xylariales: An order of ascomycetous FUNGI which includes many economically important plant parasites as well as saprophytes.Strigiformes: An order of BIRDS with the common name owls characterized by strongly hooked beaks, sharp talons, large heads, forward facing eyes, and facial disks. While considered nocturnal RAPTORS, some owls do hunt by day.Pair Bond: In animals, the social relationship established between a male and female for reproduction. It may include raising of young.Sex Ratio: The number of males per 100 females.Appetitive Behavior: Animal searching behavior. The variable introductory phase of an instinctive behavior pattern or sequence, e.g., looking for food, or sequential courtship patterns prior to mating.Hierarchy, Social: Social rank-order established by certain behavioral patterns.Spatial Behavior: Reactions of an individual or groups of individuals with relation to the immediate surrounding area including the animate or inanimate objects within that area.Ultimobranchial Body: A diverticulum from the fourth pharyngeal pouch of an embryo, regarded by some as a rudimentary fifth pharyngeal pouch and by others as a lateral thyroid primordium. The ultimobranchial bodies of lower vertebrates contain large amounts of calcitonin. In mammals the bodies fuse with the thyroid gland and are thought to develop into the parafollicular cells. (Stedman, 25th ed)Finches: Common name for small PASSERIFORMES in the family Fringillidae. They have a short stout bill (BEAK) adapted for crushing SEEDS. Some species of Old World finches are called CANARIES.Biological Evolution: The process of cumulative change over successive generations through which organisms acquire their distinguishing morphological and physiological characteristics.Environment: The external elements and conditions which surround, influence, and affect the life and development of an organism or population.Northern Territory: Territory in north central Australia, between the states of Queensland and Western Australia. Its capital is Darwin.Flight, Animal: The use of wings or wing-like appendages to remain aloft and move through the air.Cues: Signals for an action; that specific portion of a perceptual field or pattern of stimuli to which a subject has learned to respond.Carduus: A plant genus of the family ASTERACEAE. Members contain arctiin and onopordopicrin.Viscoelastic Substances: Substances that display the physical properties of ELASTICITY and VISCOSITY. The dual-nature of these substances causes them to resist applied forces in a time-dependent manner.Cyathus: A genus of saprophytic fungi in the family Nidulariaceae. They look like small bird's nests complete with eggs. The eggs are small capsules known as peridioles, which contain the spores.Soil: The unconsolidated mineral or organic matter on the surface of the earth that serves as a natural medium for the growth of land plants.Aggression: Behavior which may be manifested by destructive and attacking action which is verbal or physical, by covert attitudes of hostility or by obstructionism.HydrocarbonsSmell: The ability to detect scents or odors, such as the function of OLFACTORY RECEPTOR NEURONS.Orientation: Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.Endangered Species: An animal or plant species in danger of extinction. Causes can include human activity, changing climate, or change in predator/prey ratios.Housing, AnimalAnimal Migration: Periodic movements of animals in response to seasonal changes or reproductive instinct. Hormonal changes are the trigger in at least some animals. Most migrations are made for reasons of climatic change, feeding, or breeding.Parasites: Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.Microsatellite Repeats: A variety of simple repeat sequences that are distributed throughout the GENOME. They are characterized by a short repeat unit of 2-8 basepairs that is repeated up to 100 times. They are also known as short tandem repeats (STRs).Helping Behavior: Behaviors associated with the giving of assistance or aid to individuals.Social Dominance: Social structure of a group as it relates to the relative social rank of dominance status of its members. (APA, Thesaurus of Psychological Index Terms, 8th ed.)Costa RicaCourtship: Activities designed to attract the attention or favors of another.Australian Capital Territory: A territory of Australia consisting of Canberra, the national capital and surrounding land. It lies geographically within NEW SOUTH WALES and was established by law in 1988.Larva: Wormlike or grublike stage, following the egg in the life cycle of insects, worms, and other metamorphosing animals.Temperature: The property of objects that determines the direction of heat flow when they are placed in direct thermal contact. The temperature is the energy of microscopic motions (vibrational and translational) of the particles of atoms.Tropical Climate: A climate which is typical of equatorial and tropical regions, i.e., one with continually high temperatures with considerable precipitation, at least during part of the year. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 4th ed)Arctic Regions: The Arctic Ocean and the lands in it and adjacent to it. It includes Point Barrow, Alaska, most of the Franklin District in Canada, two thirds of Greenland, Svalbard, Franz Josef Land, Lapland, Novaya Zemlya, and Northern Siberia. (Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p66)Models, Biological: Theoretical representations that simulate the behavior or activity of biological processes or diseases. For disease models in living animals, DISEASE MODELS, ANIMAL is available. Biological models include the use of mathematical equations, computers, and other electronic equipment.ArgentinaResins, Plant: Flammable, amorphous, vegetable products of secretion or disintegration, usually formed in special cavities of plants. They are generally insoluble in water and soluble in alcohol, carbon tetrachloride, ether, or volatile oils. They are fusible and have a conchoidal fracture. They are the oxidation or polymerization products of the terpenes, and are mixtures of aromatic acids and esters. Most are soft and sticky, but harden after exposure to cold. (From Grant & Hackh's Chemical Dictionary, 5th ed & Dorland, 28th ed)Eggs: Animal reproductive bodies, or the contents thereof, used as food. The concept is differentiated from OVUM, the anatomic or physiologic entity.Video Recording: The storing or preserving of video signals for television to be played back later via a transmitter or receiver. Recordings may be made on magnetic tape or discs (VIDEODISC RECORDING).Symbiosis: The relationship between two different species of organisms that are interdependent; each gains benefits from the other or a relationship between different species where both of the organisms in question benefit from the presence of the other.PanamaBird Diseases: Diseases of birds not considered poultry, therefore usually found in zoos, parks, and the wild. The concept is differentiated from POULTRY DISEASES which is for birds raised as a source of meat or eggs for human consumption, and usually found in barnyards, hatcheries, etc.Waxes: A plastic substance deposited by insects or obtained from plants. Waxes are esters of various fatty acids with higher, usually monohydric alcohols. The wax of pharmacy is principally yellow wax (beeswax), the material of which honeycomb is made. It consists chiefly of cerotic acid and myricin and is used in making ointments, cerates, etc. (Dorland, 27th ed)Conservation of Natural Resources: The protection, preservation, restoration, and rational use of all resources in the total environment.Pheromones: Chemical substances, excreted by an organism into the environment, that elicit behavioral or physiological responses from other organisms of the same species. Perception of these chemical signals may be olfactory or by contact.Anura: An order of the class Amphibia, which includes several families of frogs and toads. They are characterized by well developed hind limbs adapted for jumping, fused head and trunk and webbed toes. The term "toad" is ambiguous and is properly applied only to the family Bufonidae.Immunohistochemistry: Histochemical localization of immunoreactive substances using labeled antibodies as reagents.Tunisia: A country in northern Africa between ALGERIA and LIBYA. Its capital is Tunis.Preconception Injuries: Damages to reproductive health prior to conception (FERTILIZATION), a legal term for torts liability concerning environmental safety issues. Preconception injuries may involve either the male or the female, such as chromosomal mutations in the OVA or the SPERMATOZOA.Time Factors: Elements of limited time intervals, contributing to particular results or situations.Paternity: Establishing the father relationship of a man and a child.Eagles: Large members of the FALCONIFORMES order of birds, family Accipitridae, most especially the genera Aquila, Haliaeetus, Harpia, and Circaetus. They are characterized by their powerful talons, which carry long, curved, pointed claws and by their opposable hindtoe.Food Chain: The sequence of transfers of matter and energy from organism to organism in the form of FOOD. Food chains intertwine locally into a food web because most organisms consume more than one type of animal or plant. PLANTS, which convert SOLAR ENERGY to food by PHOTOSYNTHESIS, are the primary food source. In a predator chain, a plant-eating animal is eaten by a larger animal. In a parasite chain, a smaller organism consumes part of a larger host and may itself be parasitized by smaller organisms. In a saprophytic chain, microorganisms live on dead organic matter.Body Temperature Regulation: The processes of heating and cooling that an organism uses to control its temperature.Grooming: An animal's cleaning and caring for the body surface. This includes preening, the cleaning and oiling of feathers with the bill or of hair with the tongue.Ericaceae: The heath plant family of the order Ericales, subclass Dilleniidae, class Magnoliopsida that are generally shrubs or small trees. Leaves are alternate, simple, and leathery; flowers are symmetrical with a 4- or 5-parted corolla of partly fused petals.Hypocreales: An order of fungi in the phylum ASCOMYCOTA that includes a number of species which are parasitic on higher plants, insects, or fungi. Other species are saprotrophic.Color: The visually perceived property of objects created by absorption or reflection of specific wavelengths of light.Mites: Any arthropod of the subclass ACARI except the TICKS. They are minute animals related to the spiders, usually having transparent or semitransparent bodies. They may be parasitic on humans and domestic animals, producing various irritations of the skin (MITE INFESTATIONS). Many mite species are important to human and veterinary medicine as both parasite and vector. Mites also infest plants.Smegmamorpha: Group of fish under the superorder Acanthopterygii, separate from the PERCIFORMES, which includes swamp eels, mullets, sticklebacks, seahorses, spiny eels, rainbowfishes, and KILLIFISHES. The name is derived from the six taxa which comprise the group. (From http://www.nanfa.org/articles/Elassoma/elassoma.htm, 8/4/2000)Introduced Species: Non-native organisms brought into a region, habitat, or ECOSYSTEM by human activity.Adaptation, Biological: Changes in biological features that help an organism cope with its ENVIRONMENT. These changes include physiological (ADAPTATION, PHYSIOLOGICAL), phenotypic and genetic changes.Learning: Relatively permanent change in behavior that is the result of past experience or practice. The concept includes the acquisition of knowledge.Herpestidae: The family of agile, keen-sighted mongooses of Asia and Africa that feed on RODENTS and SNAKES.Cooperative Behavior: The interaction of two or more persons or organizations directed toward a common goal which is mutually beneficial. An act or instance of working or acting together for a common purpose or benefit, i.e., joint action. (From Random House Dictionary Unabridged, 2d ed)Animal Distribution: A process by which animals in various forms and stages of development are physically distributed through time and space.Observation: The act of regarding attentively and studying facts and occurrences, gathering data through analyzing, measuring, and drawing conclusions, with the purpose of applying the observed information to theoretical assumptions. Observation as a scientific method in the acquisition of knowledge began in classical antiquity; in modern science and medicine its greatest application is facilitated by modern technology. Observation is one of the components of the research process.BrazilBotswana: A republic in southern Africa, between NAMIBIA and ZAMBIA. It was formerly called Bechuanaland. Its capital is Gaborone. The Kalahari Desert is in the west and southwest.Body Weights and Measures: Measurements of the height, weight, length, area, etc., of the human and animal body or its parts.Geography: The science dealing with the earth and its life, especially the description of land, sea, and air and the distribution of plant and animal life, including humanity and human industries with reference to the mutual relations of these elements. (From Webster, 3d ed)Metarhizium: A mitosporic fungal genus in the family Clavicipitaceae. It has teleomorphs in the family Nectriaceae. Metarhizium anisopliae is used in PESTICIDES.Barbados: An island in the Lesser Antilles in the West Indies. It is chiefly of coral formation with no good harbors and only small streams. It was probably discovered by the Portuguese in the sixteenth century. The name was given by 16th-century Spanish explorers from barbados, the plural for "bearded", with reference to the beard-like leaves or trails of moss on the trees that grew there in abundance. (From Webster's New Geographical Dictionary, 1988, p116 & Room, Brewer's Dictionary of Names, 1992, p49)Alphavirus: A genus of TOGAVIRIDAE, also known as Group A arboviruses, serologically related to each other but not to other Togaviridae. The viruses are transmitted by mosquitoes. The type species is the SINDBIS VIRUS.Genetic Fitness: The capability of an organism to survive and reproduce. The phenotypic expression of the genotype in a particular environment determines how genetically fit an organism will be.Thermography: Imaging the temperatures in a material, or in the body or an organ. Imaging is based on self-emanating infrared radiation (HEAT WAVES), or on changes in properties of the material or tissue that vary with temperature, such as ELASTICITY; MAGNETIC FIELD; or LUMINESCENCE.Climate: The longterm manifestations of WEATHER. (McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific and Technical Terms, 6th ed)High Vocal Center: Nucleus in the NEOSTRIATUM of bird brains that sends signals for song production and receives auditory input. In some adult SONGBIRDS, research has shown that the size of this nucleus changes seasonally and that it exhibits neurogenesis.Sibling Relations: Interactions and relationships between sisters and/or brothers. The concept also applies to animal studies.Bladder Exstrophy: A birth defect in which the URINARY BLADDER is malformed and exposed, inside out, and protruded through the ABDOMINAL WALL. It is caused by closure defects involving the top front surface of the bladder, as well as the lower abdominal wall; SKIN; MUSCLES; and the pubic bone.Cotton Fiber: A TEXTILE fiber obtained from the pappus (outside the SEEDS) of cotton plant (GOSSYPIUM). Inhalation of cotton fiber dust over a prolonged period can result in BYSSINOSIS.Specific Gravity: The ratio of the density of a material to the density of some standard material, such as water or air, at a specified temperature.Insect Repellents: Substances causing insects to turn away from them or reject them as food.Pupa: An inactive stage between the larval and adult stages in the life cycle of insects.South DakotaMole Rats: Any of several burrowing rodents of the families MURIDAE and Bathyergidae, found in eastern Europe, Africa, and Asia. They have short limbs, small eyes with permanently closed lids, and no tail. Three genera SPALAX (Muridae), Heterocephalus (Bathyergidae) and Cryptomys (Bathyergidae) are used frequently as experimental animals in biomedical research. (From Walker's Mammals of the World, 6th ed)Perciformes: The most diversified of all fish orders and the largest vertebrate order. It includes many of the commonly known fish such as porgies, croakers, sunfishes, dolphin fish, mackerels, TUNA, etc.Carcinoma, Basosquamous: A skin carcinoma that histologically exhibits both basal and squamous elements. (From Dorland, 27th ed)Perches: A common name for fish of the family Percidae, belonging to the suborder Percoidei, order PERCIFORMES.Air Movements: The motion of air currents.Oogonia: Euploid female germ cells of an early stage of OOGENESIS, derived from primordial germ cells during ovarian differentiation. Oogonia undergo MEIOSIS and give rise to haploid OOCYTESObsessive Hoarding: Persistent difficulty discarding or parting with possessions, regardless of the value of these possessions. Epidemiological studies suggest that hoarding occurs in 2-5% of the population and can lead to substantial distress and disability, as well as serious public health consequences.Siphonaptera: An order of parasitic, blood-sucking, wingless INSECTS with the common name of fleas.Animals, Newborn: Refers to animals in the period of time just after birth.Nevus, Pigmented: A nevus containing melanin. The term is usually restricted to nevocytic nevi (round or oval collections of melanin-containing nevus cells occurring at the dermoepidermal junction of the skin or in the dermis proper) or moles, but may be applied to other pigmented nevi.West VirginiaAnalysis of Variance: A statistical technique that isolates and assesses the contributions of categorical independent variables to variation in the mean of a continuous dependent variable.Tetranychidae: Family of spider MITES, in the superfamily Tetranychoidea, suborder Trombidiformes.Lymphocytes, Tumor-Infiltrating: Lymphocytes that show specificity for autologous tumor cells. Ex vivo isolation and culturing of TIL with interleukin-2, followed by reinfusion into the patient, is one form of adoptive immunotherapy of cancer.Fungi: A kingdom of eukaryotic, heterotrophic organisms that live parasitically as saprobes, including MUSHROOMS; YEASTS; smuts, molds, etc. They reproduce either sexually or asexually, and have life cycles that range from simple to complex. Filamentous fungi, commonly known as molds, refer to those that grow as multicellular colonies.Linear Models: Statistical models in which the value of a parameter for a given value of a factor is assumed to be equal to a + bx, where a and b are constants. The models predict a linear regression.Turkeys: Large woodland game BIRDS in the subfamily Meleagridinae, family Phasianidae, order GALLIFORMES. Formerly they were considered a distinct family, Melegrididae.Animals, Wild: Animals considered to be wild or feral or not adapted for domestic use. It does not include wild animals in zoos for which ANIMALS, ZOO is available.PaperPhylogeny: The relationships of groups of organisms as reflected by their genetic makeup.Arvicolinae: A subfamily of MURIDAE found nearly world-wide and consisting of about 20 genera. Voles, lemmings, and muskrats are members.Trypanosoma cruzi: The agent of South American trypanosomiasis or CHAGAS DISEASE. Its vertebrate hosts are man and various domestic and wild animals. Insects of several species are vectors.Ovary: The reproductive organ (GONADS) in female animals. In vertebrates, the ovary contains two functional parts: the OVARIAN FOLLICLE for the production of female germ cells (OOGENESIS); and the endocrine cells (GRANULOSA CELLS; THECA CELLS; and LUTEAL CELLS) for the production of ESTROGENS and PROGESTERONE.Mating Preference, Animal: The selection or choice of sexual partner in animals. Often this reproductive preference is based on traits in the potential mate, such as coloration, size, or behavioral boldness. If the chosen ones are genetically different from the rejected ones, then NATURAL SELECTION is occurring.RussiaPopulation Growth: Increase, over a specific period of time, in the number of individuals living in a country or region.Columbidae: Family in the order COLUMBIFORMES, comprised of pigeons or doves. They are BIRDS with short legs, stout bodies, small heads, and slender bills. Some sources call the smaller species doves and the larger pigeons, but the names are interchangeable.Litter Size: The number of offspring produced at one birth by a viviparous animal.Enkephalin, Methionine: One of the endogenous pentapeptides with morphine-like activity. It differs from LEU-ENKEPHALIN by the amino acid METHIONINE in position 5. Its first four amino acid sequence is identical to the tetrapeptide sequence at the N-terminal of BETA-ENDORPHIN.Videotape Recording: Recording of visual and sometimes sound signals on magnetic tape.Keratins: A class of fibrous proteins or scleroproteins that represents the principal constituent of EPIDERMIS; HAIR; NAILS; horny tissues, and the organic matrix of tooth ENAMEL. Two major conformational groups have been characterized, alpha-keratin, whose peptide backbone forms a coiled-coil alpha helical structure consisting of TYPE I KERATIN and a TYPE II KERATIN, and beta-keratin, whose backbone forms a zigzag or pleated sheet structure. alpha-Keratins have been classified into at least 20 subtypes. In addition multiple isoforms of subtypes have been found which may be due to GENE DUPLICATION.Cyprinidae: A family of freshwater fish comprising the minnows or CARPS.Chagas Disease: Infection with the protozoan parasite TRYPANOSOMA CRUZI, a form of TRYPANOSOMIASIS endemic in Central and South America. It is named after the Brazilian physician Carlos Chagas, who discovered the parasite. Infection by the parasite (positive serologic result only) is distinguished from the clinical manifestations that develop years later, such as destruction of PARASYMPATHETIC GANGLIA; CHAGAS CARDIOMYOPATHY; and dysfunction of the ESOPHAGUS or COLON.Ecology: The branch of science concerned with the interrelationship of organisms and their ENVIRONMENT, especially as manifested by natural cycles and rhythms, community development and structure, interactions between different kinds of organisms, geographic distributions, and population alterations. (Webster's, 3d ed)Preoptic Area: Region of hypothalamus between the ANTERIOR COMMISSURE and OPTIC CHIASM.Dinosaurs: General name for two extinct orders of reptiles from the Mesozoic era: Saurischia and Ornithischia.Hydrodynamics: The motion of fluids, especially noncompressible liquids, under the influence of internal and external forces.Butterflies: Slender-bodies diurnal insects having large, broad wings often strikingly colored and patterned.Parotid Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the PAROTID GLAND.Minichromosome Maintenance Complex Component 2: A minichromosome maintenance protein that is a key component of the six member MCM protein complex. It contains a NUCLEAR LOCALIZATION SIGNAL which may provide targeting of the protein complex and an extended N-terminus which is rich in SERINE residues.Life Cycle Stages: The continuous sequence of changes undergone by living organisms during the post-embryonic developmental process, such as metamorphosis in insects and amphibians. This includes the developmental stages of apicomplexans such as the malarial parasite, PLASMODIUM FALCIPARUM.Spiders: Arthropods of the class ARACHNIDA, order Araneae. Except for mites and ticks, spiders constitute the largest order of arachnids, with approximately 37,000 species having been described. The majority of spiders are harmless, although some species can be regarded as moderately harmful since their bites can lead to quite severe local symptoms. (From Barnes, Invertebrate Zoology, 5th ed, p508; Smith, Insects and Other Arthropods of Medical Importance, 1973, pp424-430)Skin Neoplasms: Tumors or cancer of the SKIN.Ranidae: The family of true frogs of the order Anura. The family occurs worldwide except in Antarctica.Ameloblastoma: An immature epithelial tumor of the JAW originating from the epithelial rests of Malassez or from other epithelial remnants of the ENAMEL from the developmental period. It is a slowly growing tumor, usually benign, but displays a marked propensity for invasive growth.
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Andrew (December 6, 2009). "Owl's Makes it Seven in Shula Bowl VIII". www.fauowlsnest.com. Owl's Nest. Retrieved January 22, ... Brohm didn't make a start, instead Jim Druckenmiller made the start for the 49ers. Brohm signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers ... Brohm made it clear that he wanted to build the Hilltoppers program by recruiting players from Kentucky. Brohm brought in ... The bowl game made Brohm the only head coach in Purdue history, along with Joe Tiller, to take Purdue to a bowl game in their ...
A full-size replica of this home was built for the National Building Museum in Washington, D.C. from May 2006 through June 2007 ... Stephanie Kinnear (May 1, 2008). "Green Tour: Michelle Kaufmann's Very Own Glidehouse". Re-Nest. Retrieved November 27, 2010. " ... Her firm offers customers a variety of prefabricated homes, as well as options for completely custom built homes as well. ... Kaufmann is also a co-founder of Flux.io, a company developing collaborative design software for the building design and ...
"Fresh Mark makes strides in meat industry". Indeonline.com. Retrieved 2017-03-30. "2016 Malone Award Recipient Judy Genshaft, ... ". "Adjunct faculty members rally to rebuke Genshaft, call for vote on proposed union". The Crow's Nest. Retrieved 2017-12-29 ... "USF group wants Bill Young's name removed from ROTC building". TBO.com. Retrieved 2017-03-30. "At USF and other college ... USF uses private funding to make up the difference. Genshaft's administration eliminated sick pay compensation in 2014 for new ...
The workers build the nest, create underground passages and mud-roofed runways, and go out to forage. They care for the young ... Termites are social insects and C. frenchi usually builds its communal nest in the root crown of a tree. From this, a network ... the nest sometimes takes the form of a mound on the ground. Observing nests is often difficult because the activities of the ... The nest of C. frenchi is normally in the root crown of a living tree and is composed of mud and masticated wood pulp. It has a ...
He made all 10 of his field goal attempts after halftime. On December 26, 2017, in a game against the Indiana Pacers, Jackson ... Dell'Apa, Frank (December 25, 2010). "This nest best; Eagles' Jackson thinks he chose right place". Boston Globe. Archived from ... Three days later, he made his debut for the Pistons as he recorded 17 points, 5 rebounds and 5 assists in a 106-89 win over the ... After missing the first 21 games of the 2016-17 season, he made his season debut for the Pistons on December 4, scoring 18 ...
"Guest Opinion: Why 24/192 Music Downloads Make No Sense". evolver.fm. The Echo Nest. Retrieved 18 March 2014. Brustein, Joshua ... they would make all of the releases sound great in every format they sell: MP3, FLAC, CD, iTunes, or LP."-cnet "Impractical ...
... between boulders or in man-made structures. Nests are usually built a few metres above water; pairs nest separately. The clutch ... The white-winged swallow builds a cup nest lined with other birds' feathers and some seed inside a tree hole, ...
"Will Neil Young's 'Pono' Player Really Make Music Sound Better?". evolver.fm. The Echo Nest. Retrieved 14 March 2014. Quoting ... "Why Neil Young's New Pono Music Player Doesn't Make Any Sense". Gizmodo. Gawker Media. Retrieved 25 March 2014. His Pono player ... "24/192 Music Downloads ...and why they make no sense". xiph.org. Retrieved 8 July 2014. Kamps, Garrett. "Neil Young Pitches ... Montgomery, Monty (4 October 2012). "Guest Opinion: Why 24/192 Music Downloads Make No Sense". evolver.fm. Retrieved 18 October ...
"Made in Australia". Innovation Australia. Retrieved 2008-09-17. "Nest high chair". Powerhouse Museum, Sydney. Retrieved 2008-09 ... Sally's Rainwater HOG modular tank was named one of the USA's Top 10 Green Building Products of 2008 and was awarded a Spark ... Dominguez practised sustainable architecture for 9 years before designing the award-winning Nest high chair now held in the ... Preston Koerner (20 November 2008). "2008 Top-10 Green Building Products". Jetson Green. Retrieved 2009-07-16. Peter Kuchnicki ...
... for nest-building; and as "parachutes" by the young of some species. Play media Spiders reproduce sexually and fertilization is ... They also construct a bolas made of a single thread, tipped with a large ball of very wet sticky silk. They emit chemicals that ... The spiders eat the bolas if they have not made a kill in about 30 minutes, rest for a while, and then make new bolas. ... However, there are no consistent differences between orb webs built for use during the day and those built for use at night. In ...
"Works with Nest". LIFX. Brown, Rich (June 23, 2014). "Developer program makes Nest a focal point for the smart home". CNET. " ... LIFX bulbs can be configured to switch themselves on and off throughout the day to make it seem like someone is home. If a Nest ... The LIFX is manufactured by LiFi Labs, a San Francisco-based company founded by the Australian inventor Phil Bosua. LIFX Labs ... LIFX was also one of the first products to participate in the Works with Nest program. On February 3, 2015, LIFX 2.0 was ...
Elsewhere; and Empty Nest. She made guest appearances on such shows as Love, American Style; Archie Bunker's Place; Mama's ... She made her Broadway debut in the chorus of the short-lived musical, Greenwillow in 1960. She drew critical notice for her ...
After the embryo has developed fully in the egg, the young animal breaks the shell with its egg tooth from inside, creates a ... During copulation, the male opens his mouth, showing his red tongue and making loud cries. The tone of the copulation cry is ...
... "it made possible mounted shock combat", the new form of war made the soldier that much more efficient in supporting feudal ... Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. pp. 1-20. Huesemann, Michael H., and Joyce A. Huesemann (2011). Technofix: Why Technology Won't Save ... For instance, New York City urban planner Robert Moses is purported to have built Long Island's parkway tunnels too low for ... Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. p. 15. ISBN 9781865080482. Technological or Media Determinism, Daniel Chandler Media Determinism in ...
Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 9781742370682. Gammage, Bill (2011). The Biggest Estate on Earth: How Aborigines Made Australia ... Proposals for Ben Lomond to be made a scenic reserve were made as early as 1910 - as a reaction to frequent fires on the ... Glover made sketches that clearly show the bluffs on the south-eastern escarpment, views of Lake Youl and the view of Tranquil ... A smaller hut was constructed at the head of the pass to the plateau for the purposes of shelter and storage of ski gear. This ...
He made two appearances in 2000. His nephew is fellow footballer Jason Roberts. Roberts has been a football agent, representing ... Otis Roberts at National-Football-Teams.com "Otis Roberts". Flown From The Nest. "CRYSTAL PALACE : 1946/47 - 2007/08". Post War ... Roberts played in England for Crystal Palace, although he never made a first-team league appearance for the club. In August ...
1 (1 ed.). Create Space. ISBN 978-1-4414-9218-0. "Scotty Moore Eagles Nest". Retrieved 2009-04-19. Burlison, Paul. "Rockabilly ... Efforts were made to get the radio station on air before the end of 1946, but equipment problems delayed the opening. Tests ... B.B. King made his debut radio performance broadcast at KWEM in 1949, appearing on Williamson's show. Howlin' Wolf was the ... Scotty Moore and Bill Black both made an appearance on KWEM in 1954. Johnny Cash recorded a demo of a song he wrote, "Rock n ...
Gold Miners Make Strike In Sky, by Ray Henry; Outsmarted by a Burro, by Anne Evans Bancroft; Crow Made to Eat Crow; A Desert ... James Rose Harvey; Earthquakes & Horse Pants; Alligators in the Rio Colorado, by John Hilton; The Pack Rat's Nest; Irvin S. ... Asbestos editions will be forwarded in case you don't make it. Published by HARRY OLIVER 1888-1999 Fort Commander, Publisher, ... The Pack Rat's Nest, by Allen J. Papen; U.S. Army Mule; Old Abe Died in 1881, by Chas. Lockwood; Being a Hero is a Lifetime Job ...
Crows Nest: Allen & Unwin. ISBN 9781743311325. Morgan, Sharon (2003) [1992]. Land settlement in early Tasmania: creating an ... On this he built 'Trafalgar', originally a 4 roomed brick cottage and now the oldest surviving building in the region. In 1824 ... He built a two-story wooden house in 1817 that survived as the oldest house in the region until burning down in 1915. In the ... Evandale Post Office opened on 1 June 1835 and remains a fine old building. In 1876, the Tasmanian Main Line Company opened a ...
No nest is made; the two marbled eggs are placed upon the bare ground. The brooding bird, covering them closely with its ... This makes it harder to spot, since it is not so readily seen in vehicle headlights. It however roosts on the ground although ... The chicks can crawl away from the nest soon after hatching and hide among leaves when alarmed. A widely distributed bird found ...
"Food webs are built up with nested subwebs". Ecology. 91: 3123-3130. doi:10.1890/09-2219.1.. ... it was thought that food webs had little nested structure, but empirical evidence shows that many published webs have nested ... This realization has made trophic classifications more complex.[15] Trophic dynamics[edit]. The trophic level concept was ... They were often published to make just that point. Yet recent studies have shown that food webs from a wide range of ...
Orangutans build day and night nests. Young orangutans learn by observing their mothers nest-building behaviour. Nest-building ... They also can build nap nests to rest in the afternoon, these are usually more poorly constructed than the night nests and can ... Nest building is habitual behaviour, and nest-counts and faecal analysis at each nest site can be used to estimate hominid ape ... Hominid apes build nests for sleeping at night, and in some species, for sleeping during the day. Nest-building by hominid apes ...
Nestoria.co.uk, a popular property-search site in the United Kingdom, has launched a version in Germany at Nestoria.de. The site announced a number of partnerships with classified ad players, including ImmobilienScout24, Immonet, Sueddeutsche.de, S-Immobilien, MyImmoWorld, Kalaydo, and 1a-immobilienmarkt to offer online real estate listings content in Germany.. ...
... made from shredded wheat and milk chocolate. Chocolate Bird Nests ... Chicken shares a recipe for these adorable edible birds nests, ... Angry Chicken shares a recipe for these adorable edible birds nests, made from shredded wheat and milk chocolate. Chocolate ... She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at ... She lives in Los Angeles with a pack of various animals (including her husband) and writes about her adventures in creating at ...
Learn how to build a nest egg even while money is tight through simple reductions in everyday expenses. Now let the power of ... How to Build a Savings Nest Egg (Even While Broke). posted by Get Rich Slowly Editors on 08 November 2016. Leave a Comment ... For toddlers, make it a practice to buy well-maintained but used kids clothes from smoke-free homes in bulk on eBay for a ... Make an extra debt payment. If you have a credit card at 12% interest, the $80 extra you pay today could save several hundreds ...
Its located in Finland.The biggest giants kettle of Europe, Devils Nest (=Pirunpesä), is here. You can drive to the hill ... was created by Maxxy on 8/18/2004. Its a Regular size geocache, with difficulty of 2, terrain of 2.5. ... If youve made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your ... The biggest giants kettle of Europe, Devils Nest (=Pirunpesä), is here.. You can drive to the hill when its open.. Cache is ...
If you enjoy having the birds in your garden and watching them feed and make a home within your view, here is a guide for ... making a very simple bird house. The instructions have been tested.... ... How to Build a Simple Nest Box for Garden Birds. ... How to Build a Simple Nest Box for Garden Birds. If you enjoy ... Drill a hole on one side of the nest. *Do not attach the base to the backboard. Owls and woodpeckers leave a mess. You can ...
Each species has its own nesting habits, but many build nests high above the ground to isolate eggs... ... Many species of birds build nests for the primary function of laying eggs and raising young birds. ... Where do seagulls build their nests?. A: Most species of seagull build their nests on the ground, while other species build ... Each species has its own nesting habits, but many build nests high above the ground to isolate eggs and fledglings from ground- ...
... was created by dragon trikes on 11/2/2003. Its a Regular size geocache, with difficulty of 1.5, terrain of 1. Its located in ... Florida, United States.This is Dragon Trikers frist cache, We spotted a family of Dragons Nesting in the Sandy Ridge Sanctuary ... If youve made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your ... This is Dragon Trikers frist cache, We spotted a family of Dragons Nesting in the Sandy Ridge Sanctuary. ...
Known as the Nest Protect, the company hopes it will do for boring smoke detectors what the Learning Thermostat did for boring ... Nest Labs has officially unveiled their latest household appliance, a smoke detector. ... Nest Labs makes the boring smoke detector exciting with Protect. By Shawn Knight on October 8, 2013, 10:00 11 comments ... GE, Nest announce collaboration to make you a better cook * Judge throws out Facebook lawsuit, says its users responsibility ...
Protecting the migrating birds nesting in South Florida's drought-strained stormwater treatment areas threatens to block ... The district monitors nesting locations and follows an avian protection plan, created in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and ... One week later, more than 100 stilts nests had spread across the treatment areas, built on land that was once part of the ... The timing of the black-necked stilts nesting during the lingering drought threatens to create federally protected obstacles to ...
Make function that creates a group using group-add - return self.make_command(group_add, self.cn, + Make function ... def make_create_command(self, nonposix=False, external=False, + def make_create_command(self, force=True, *args, **kwargs ... nesting, create HostGroupTracker --- ipatests/test_xmlrpc/test_nesting.py , 776 ++++----------------- ipatests/test_xmlrpc/ ... Make function that deletes a group using group-del - return self.make_command(group_del, self.cn) + Make function ...
... while building a nest egg for tomorrow? Thats not a pitch for a get-rich-quick scheme, its a description of annuities - the ... ANNUITIES SAVE ON TAXES TODAY AND BUILD NEST EGG FOR TOMORROW,BR, By Henry Unger, Cox News Service ... Want to save on taxes today, while building a nest egg for tomorrow? ...
Modgil S. (2006) Nested Argumentation and Its Application to Decision Making over Actions. In: Parsons S., Maudet N., Moraitis ... We then apply this nested argumentation to selection of an agents preferred instrumental arguments, where each such argument ... Deliverable D2.2 - Draft formal semantics for inference and decision-makingGoogle Scholar ... Kakas, A., Moraitis, P.: Argumentation based decision making for autonomous agents. In: Proc. Second International Joint ...
Daily News Can Young Stem Cells Make Older People Stronger? Small trials using younger donors and elderly recipients hint that ... tags: nest building x ecology x culture x microbiology x The Scientist. » nest building, ecology, culture and microbiology ...
I want to show you how easy it is to make really attractive birds nest decorations at any time of the year. So in this article ... Im working my way through the seasons making birds nests and taking pictures as I... ... I made one nest and lined it inside with clingfilm. Then I made another nest a little smaller and sat inside the first nest on ... Are You Tempted To Try Birds Nests Crafts?. Are you likely to try making a birds nest now?. *. I already make bird nest ...
Ants can and do construct main nests with satellite nests, whereas bees construct only a main nest with no satellite nests. In ... nest-mates from satellite nests because ants leave odor trails connecting main nests to satellite nests so that fellow nest- ... bees from another nest with different pheromone smells are stung to death by guard bees in the main nest. Copyright Kluwer ... Bees, on the other hand, cannot leave odor trails in the air, and hence are unable to identify bees from another nest; ...
Making it Lovely. April 11, 2012 at 11:59 am Its a birds nest fern. ... And every spring, the same dove comes back and nests/lays eggs in it. So I guess it is literally a "birds nest fern". ... Making it Lovely. April 12, 2012 at 12:57 pm I have to actually plant mine soon. I just plopped it right in the planter in its ... Making it Lovely. April 11, 2012 at 3:59 pm Oh, just wait until you see the terrarium - that was the real reason for my trip to ...
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Michelle Davey posted a photograph on Twitter May 3 that shows what appears to be a pigeons nest made out of used hypodermic ... Pigeons nest of needles making news for all the wrong reasons. Drug overdose deaths reach 141 in first four months of year. ... Michelle Davey posted this photograph on Twitter May 3. It shows what appears to be a pigeons nest made out of used hypodermic ... Heres what Davey wrote: "Pigeons spotted making a nest out of #needles in a #DTES SRO room. Sad reality of the #opioidcrisis # ...
Building NEST: New Executive Director, CDRHs Shuren Discuss Plans. Posted 27 September 2017 , By Zachary Brennan ... "What we need is to hear from you on questions and concerns," Fleurence said, including how best to build out NEST. "We would ... The group of stakeholders building the National Evaluation System for health Technology (NEST) outlined whats in store for the ... Regulatory Focus™ > News Articles > Building NEST: New Executive Director, CDRHs Shuren Discuss Plans ...
... Ronaldo Reis Jr. chrysopa at insecta.ufv.br Fri Mar 21 18:11:41 CET 2003 *Previous ... Im try to analyse the rats example take from Sokal and Rohlf (1995). I make a nested analysis using aov following the book. , ... In nested aov , In nested lme Residual 21.1666 , 21.16227 Liver in Rats 14.16667 , 14.17434 Rats in Treatment 36.0648 , 36.079 ... Then I try to make this analysis using lme. , model ,- lme(Glycogen~Treatment, random=~1,Treatment/Rat/Liver) , summary(model) ...
Making Cents: Planning your nest egg drawdown. Tuesday. Jul 26, 2011 at 12:01 AM Jul 26, 2011 at 10:52 PM ... The second factor that may create problems is inflation. Inflation hasnt been a huge concern in the past few years because it ... Negative returns on a retirees investments in the first few years after retirement can create a big hole thats tough to climb ... there is still a good chance that your nest egg is not keeping pace with inflation due to the low interest rate environment ...
... so i built a chicken coop this past spring. it turned out great and im very happy with it, but i was rushed to get the chicks ... in my haste, i left out building the nest boxes that i really wanted. i want to build some external nest boxes before winter ... this is my nest box- I would think it would be fairly easy to add to any structure. The entire structure is made of 2X4s and ... im no builder, but i think i could make it work with some good info. any pictures of your external nest boxes and how they are ...
The wild parakeets build large nests on utility poles which creates problems for the companies that deal with the power outages ... caused by the nests, and must maintain the wires and the poles. ... The wild parakeets build large nests on utility poles which ... UConn Scientists Discover Key To Monk Parakeet Nest Building Behavior. Posted 1:18 PM, September 30, 2014, by Doug Stewart ... creates problems for the companies that deal with the power outages caused by the nests, and must maintain the wires and the ...
... use Nest.js and sentiment analysis to create a chat app with a playful feature: emoticons are added automatically, depending on ... This application will be built using Nest.js and Pusher. Nest.js is a Node.js progressive framework for building efficient and ... Nest.js: a progressive framework for building efficient and scalable server-side applications. Built to take the advantage of ... Now lets run a command that will create a new project folder named realtime-chat-nest. on your machine. Open your terminal or ...
  • As I was doing this, it occurred to me that this was the perfect solution for when I want to decorate a bird nest with flowers for a table centre piece. (hubpages.com)
  • Prior to that, she was a Reader in Electrochemical Energy Materials at the Energy Innovation Centre, Warwick Manufacturing Group. (rsc.org)
  • Crows Nest Post Office was constructed in 1911 and is the second purpose built post office in the town, which is the centre of a rural area whose industry is based on cattle and sheep and increasingly, on tourism. (wikipedia.org)
  • Becoming the railhead for such a line made Crows Nest an important commercial centre but the railway initially caused some problems because the line passed the settlement at a point north of the town centre. (wikipedia.org)
  • Male mouse lemurs have been found sharing nests with up to seven females at a time during the mating season. (wikipedia.org)
  • Day nests tend to be simple aggregations of branches and leaves on the ground, while night nests are more elaborate constructions usually on the ground but sometimes on trees, especially those of juveniles and females in areas submitted to a high poaching pressure. (wikipedia.org)
  • The differences between male and female blue jays are that males generally gather nest materials and food, while the females do most of the building of the. (reference.com)
  • Most of their adult life is spent pollinating flowers and sipping nectar, except when the females are busy building and provisioning nests. (msu.edu)
  • Pairs build nests in periodic bursts of foam production and egg deposition, three discrete phases being discernible. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Pairs joining a colonial nesting abbreviate their initial phase, presumably by exploiting a pioneer pair's bubble raft, thereby reducing energy and material expenditure, and time exposed to predators. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Amplexing pairs of E. pustulosus were collected at night after heavy rain around village areas in the Northern Range of Trinidad, West Indies, in July 2002, 2004 and 2008, returned to the laboratory and placed into tanks of fresh dechlorinated water and allowed to nest. (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • The Westport River area is home to as many as 80 pairs of osprey, making it one of the most densely populated locations of breeding osprey in the United States, Vitz said. (southcoasttoday.com)
  • Once the larvae have completed their development, they create papery cocoons and transform into pupae where they wait out the winter before emerging as adults in spring. (msu.edu)
  • Grass-carrying wasps build their distinctive nests in the tracks of storm windows as well as abandoned insect galleries and hollow plant stems. (msu.edu)
  • In the Ruffed lemur (Varecia variegata), nests are made from locally collected material and may also be lined with hair plucked from their own body. (wikipedia.org)
  • The males keep their lungs inflated throughout the nesting process, and arch their spines considerably to accommodate the height of the nest as it enlarges (electronic supplementary material, video S1). (royalsocietypublishing.org)
  • Chickadees rarely re-use a nest, so one might guess that this Black-capped Chickadee with nesting material in its beak in early July has a second brood on its way. (wordpress.com)
  • The foundation of the nest is usually made of coarse material such as moss. (wordpress.com)
  • I first noticed the parents putting nesting material in the Butterfly shelter in April. (hubpages.com)
  • MADE OF BREATHABLE MATERIAL - this solid wallpaper border is made of breathable material that eliminates any risk of mold or mildew formation, which is bad not just for the wallpaper but also for the overall healt s any risk of mold or mildew formation, which is bad not just for the wallpaper but also for the overall health and environment of the room. (realsimple.com)
  • Known as the Nest Protect, the company hopes it will do for boring smoke detectors what the Learning Thermostat did for boring thermostats - make them more appealing and easy to use. (techspot.com)
  • If Protect detects carbon monoxide, it will send a shut-off command to your Nest thermostat to turn off your gas furnace. (techspot.com)
  • AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez Nest - the smart-thermostat and fire-alarm-maker that Google bought this year for $3.2 billion - just issued a safety warning asking that users disable a feature of their devices called Nest Wave, which allows them to turn off their alarm with a wave of their hand. (businessinsider.com)
  • This recipe is for those with a Nest Thermostat and it allows you to set the temperature you want it to be from 10pm. (pocket-lint.com)
  • When you make the switch to a smart thermostat, you're in control, from the comfort of your couch or if you're away from home - you're smartphone keeps you connected. (smarthome.com)
  • If you enjoy having the birds in your garden and watching them feed and make a home within your view, here is a guide for making a very simple bird house. (wikihow.com)
  • The cichlid, Neolamprologus furcifer , raises its brood in rocky nests - a habitat shared with various snails. (newscientist.com)
  • If they lose the first brood, they sometimes will re-nest, but it's more likely that this chickadee is just a late nester, as nest-building can and does occur up until mid-July. (wordpress.com)
  • Experimentally excluding elk from woodland plots reversed long-term declines in both plant and bird populations, and confirmed the direct effect of winter browsing on the availability of nest sites for birds (Martin & Maron, 2012). (bou.org.uk)
  • Nest Labs has officially unveiled their latest household appliance, a smoke detector. (techspot.com)
  • As was rumored last month, the Nest Protect will ship with a wealth of features designed to turn the nuisance of a smoke detector (low battery chip, false alarms, anyone? (techspot.com)
  • According to Nest, some 66 percent of fire-related deaths in the home may have been prevented if users hadn't disconnected the battery in their smoke detector. (techspot.com)
  • Black-necked stilts, like this one photographed in the Everglades in 2010, are nesting in stormwater treatment areas dried out by an ongoing drought. (courant.com)
  • Keeping stormwater out of the treatment areas to protect the nesting birds could mean delaying much-needed deliveries to the Everglades or even dumping more water out to sea to avoid flooding concerns. (courant.com)
  • In early May there were just four stilts nests in the stormwater treatment areas. (courant.com)
  • One week later, more than 100 stilts nests had spread across the treatment areas, built on land that was once part of the Everglades. (courant.com)
  • Federal protections for migratory birds require the water management district to try to avoid disrupting their nesting, which restricts the district's ability to raise water levels in the treatment areas, said Deborah Drum, the district's deputy director of Everglades restoration. (courant.com)
  • The district monitors nesting locations and follows an 'avian protection plan,' created in cooperation with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, to lessen the impact of moving stormwater through the treatment areas. (courant.com)
  • The district tries to 'flow water in areas that either don't have nests or have a minimal number of nests,' she said. (courant.com)
  • The same nesting problem surfaced during previous droughts and is expected to get worse as the district expands the stormwater treatment areas to try to meet over-due water quality standards. (courant.com)
  • That would have allowed the district to have more water on hand to restock the treatment areas during the drought, which could have avoided the dry spots attracting nesting stilts, Graham said. (courant.com)
  • The birds look for nests in open areas they can approach easily, with a sturdy base and enough distance from the ground to deter predators such as raccoons. (southcoasttoday.com)
  • 2012) and Hawaiian Honeycreepers Chlorodrepanis virens breeding at higher altitudes increase their nests' exposure to the sun's rays by locating their nests in more exposed areas of tree canopies than conspecifics at lower altitudes (Kern & van Riper, 1984). (bou.org.uk)
  • Throughout Gardiner and the areas around Yellowstone National Park - there is nothing quite like The Eagles Nest at Yellowstone. (vrbo.com)
  • Note that I didn't put the sweets directly into a nest decorated with bird feathers or moss! (hubpages.com)
  • This is because nest building behaviours are influenced by changes in environmental conditions, for example, Long-tailed Tits Aegithalos caudatus reduce the number of feathers they use to line their nests as spring advances as increasing temperatures reduce the need for insulating materials (McGowan et al. (bou.org.uk)
  • The nest is made of mud, straw and saliva, with feathers and wool to line the inside. (juniorsbook.com)
  • Plus it packs a punch with 25+ vitamins, 100% organic blend, probiotics, and is made from whole food. (curehelp.com)
  • Strepsirrhines mothers either carry their young on their bodies, conceal their young in foliage while they venture out to feed, returning periodically to feed and groom them, or leave them in a nest built for that purpose. (wikipedia.org)
  • For others, the dog needs to burrow, shred bedding, and groom herself to be truly nesting. (thesprucepets.com)
  • Dogs that are pregnant or experiencing a false pregnancy might also collect toys or stuffed animals, over-groom, or start to defend their nest from intruders. (thesprucepets.com)
  • They have built a nest, composed mainly of large sticks, apparently awaiting the hatching of a new generation of the birds. (southcoasttoday.com)
  • Apparently, no customers have complained about the issue yet, but Fadell also wrote that the company has stopped selling new Nest Protect alarms to make sure that no one buys an alarm that needs an immediate update. (businessinsider.com)
  • Some specific predictions are that 11% of Kentish Plover Charadrius alexandrinus nests are likely to be flooded if there are even modest sea level rises in the Farasan Islands in Saudi Arabia, whilst 26% of nests will flood if the sea level rises by 1 metre (AlRashidi et al. (bou.org.uk)
  • When do baby birds leave the nest? (reference.com)
  • Have your kids slide the ends of the Popsicle sticks between the plates so the baby birds can rest inside their new nest -- and even pop up when they get hungry! (parents.com)