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migratory

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
Related topics: Biology
migratorymi‧gra‧to‧ry /maɪˈɡreɪtəri, ˈmaɪɡrətəri $ ˈmaɪɡrətɔːri/ AWL adjective 🔊 🔊 involved in or relating to migration 🔊 migratory birds
Examples from the Corpus
migratoryThere are lots of birds, both resident and migratory, and other wildlife.Often there was a soul-stirring glimpse of wild geese arrowing northward across an ice-blue sky on their spring migratory flight.As migratory fowl, the egrets are protected by federal law during the April to September nesting season.The differences in feeding preferences lead, in turn, to differences in migratory habits.Constantly on the move in pursuit of the migratory herds, they carried on their backs their few meager possessions.If this is so, the migratory response is imprinted in salmon.The kingdom was on a main migratory route between the Hub and the Rim.
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