At roost

on a perch or roost; hence, retired to rest.

See also: Roost

References in classic literature ?
And there were moments, proud moments, in their lives, when they were clever enough to snatch a small bird at roost off his perch.
Now, though the said chicken was then at roost in the stable, and required the several ceremonies of catching, killing, and picking, before it was brought to the gridiron, my landlady would nevertheless have undertaken to do all within the time; but the guest, being unfortunately admitted behind the scenes, must have been witness to the
The birds were all at roost, the daisies on the green had closed their fairy hoods, the honeysuckle twining round the porch exhaled its perfume in a twofold degree, as though it lost its coyness at that silent time and loved to shed its fragrance on the night; the ivy scarcely stirred its deep green leaves.
Like a dingy London bird among the birds at roost in these pleasant fields, where the sheep are all made into parchment, the goats into wigs, and the pasture into chaff, the lawyer, smoke-dried and faded, dwelling among mankind but not consorting with them, aged without experience of genial youth, and so long used to make his cramped nest in holes and corners of human nature that he has forgotten its broader and better range, comes sauntering home.
From the beginning, they used low-disturbance methods to perform research at roost sites.
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All other characteristics were similar at roost sites and random sites (Table 1).
Pair bond maintenance in Pileated Woodpeckers at roost sites during autumn.
The cluster actually can serve as a unit for heat production and cause an increase in temperature at roost sites in caves (Twente, 1955; Betts, 1997).
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