birds of passage


birds of passage
birds which migrate, birds which travel with the seasons

English contemporary dictionary. 2014.

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  • Passage — Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a bird;… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passage hawk — Passage Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Passage money — Passage Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • passage — [pas′ij] n. [OFr < passer: see PASS2 & AGE] 1. the act of passing; specif., a) movement from one place to another; migration [birds of passage] b) change or progress from one process or condition to another; transition c) …   English World dictionary

  • Birds of Ashmore Reef — The Birds of Ashmore Reef comprise three main groups: # Seabirds, including at least five species of breeding terns, with several other seabirds, including petrels, recorded in the surrounding waters # Migratory shorebirds en route from northern… …   Wikipedia

  • Birds of the Danube Delta — Following an almost two decade (1951 1970) research of the Danube Delta territory, 274 bird species were identified of which 176 were brooding (sedentary and migratory) and 98 non brooding ones (winter, passage, erratic, and accidental… …   Wikipedia

  • Birds of the Faroe Islands — In the Faroe Islands there are currently about 110 different species of birds although, including vagrants during the last 150 years, over 260 species have been recorded. There are about 40 common breeding birds, including the seabirds Fulmar… …   Wikipedia

  • Passage Key National Wildlife Refuge — Infobox protected area | name = Passage Key National Wildlife Refuge iucn category = V caption = locator x = 225 locator y = 156 location = Manatee County, Florida, USA nearest city = St. Petersburg, Florida lat degrees = lat minutes = lat… …   Wikipedia

  • Birds of America — Les Oiseaux d Amérique Nycticorax violaceus dans Les Oiseaux d Amérique Les Oiseaux d Amérique (en anglais, The Birds of America) est un ouvrage de l ornithologue, naturaliste et peintre états unien Jean Jacques Audubon (1785 1851), publié entre… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • In passage — Passage Pas sage, n. [F. passage. See {Pass}, v. i.] 1. The act of passing; transit from one place to another; movement from point to point; a going by, over, across, or through; as, the passage of a man or a carriage; the passage of a ship or a… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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