Ternery

Related to Ternery: Ternary form

Ternery

 a place where terns congregate to breed, hence, a flock of terns—Century Dictionary, 1891.
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The distribution of urine arsenic metabolism profile across enrolled populations worldwide on ternery plot diagram.
The breeding records from Kitsissunnguit showed that the nests of Ross's gulls were placed on bare rock or in sand in the narrow zone between the shoreline and the edge of the ternery. This choice of nest site likely reflects a need for communal defence against predators (which is provided effectively by the terns), though this advantage is balanced by the antagonistic encounters with the breeding terns.
Predation and piracy by gulls at a ternery in Maine.