feeding ground


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feeding ground

npascolo; (for birds) → zona dove si trova da mangiare
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A CRAB, forsaking the seashore, chose a neighboring green meadow as its feeding ground. A Fox came across him, and being very hungry ate him up.
As a horse, stabled and fed, breaks loose and gallops gloriously over the plain to the place where he is wont to bathe in the fair-flowing river--he holds his head high, and his mane streams upon his shoulders as he exults in his strength and flies like the wind to the haunts and feeding ground of the mares--even so went forth Paris from high Pergamus, gleaming like sunlight in his armour, and he laughed aloud as he sped swiftly on his way.
So, too, with some other feeding grounds, where he had at times revealed himself.
It is a vital feeding ground for large numbers of wildfowl and shorebirds such as the dunlin, oyster catcher and sanderling.
At least half the semipalmated sandpipers in the world--some estimates say 95 percent--gather at the Bay of Fundy as their last-chance feeding ground before a southward, nonstop migration of some 2,400 kilometers.
Although our purses and wallets take a bashing, I think that it is a small price to pay for the wonderful sight of seeing all these different species of birds and other animals choosing your garden as their feeding ground. It is also a lovely feeling to know that because of you they are not going hungry or thirsty during the bitterly cold spells that we are partial to here in Britain.
wales "Knowing minke whales are regularly spotted in Scotland and further north, it could have been on its way to its feeding ground.
Batting for Ranji players, the NCA chairman said that the dues should be cleared soon as Ranji cricket serves as the feeding ground for cricket.
Typically the walruses scour the seafloor at a popular feeding ground known as the Hanna Shoal, about 240 kilometers from Point Lay, and take breaks between meals on slabs of floating sea ice.
The Al-Shaheen oilfield area off the north eastern coast of Qatar has been identified as a favourite feeding ground for whale sharks in the Arabian Gulf.
County, state Species Herd size detected 1 Fremont, ID Cattle 50-100 2002 Apr 2 Sublette, WY Cattle >300 2003 Oct 3 ([dagger]) Teton, WY Cattle >300 2004 Jun 4 Bonneville, ID Cattle <50 2005 Aug 5 Park, MT Cattle >300 2007 May 6 Park, MT Cattle <50 2008 May 7 Sublette, WY Cattle >300 2008 Jun 8 Jefferson, ID Cattle >300 2009 Jul 9 Park, WY Cattle >300 2010 Oct 10 Park, WY Bison 200-300 2010 Nov 12 Park, WY Cattle >300 2011 Feb 13 Park, WY Cattle >300 2011 Sep 14 Park, MT Cattle >300 2011 Sep 15 Madison, MT Bison >300 2011 Nov 16 Fremont, ID Cattle 50-100 2012 Apr 17 Bonneville, ID Bison 200-300 2012 Mar Distance to Seropositive, Culture feeding ground, Herd no.