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fly·way

 (flī′wā′)
n.
A seasonal route followed by birds migrating to and from their breeding areas.

flyway

(ˈflaɪˌweɪ)
n
(Zoology) the usual route used by birds when migrating

fly•way

(ˈflaɪˌweɪ)

n.
a route between breeding and wintering areas taken by concentrations of migrating birds.
[1890–95]
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Noun1.flyway - the geographic route along which birds customarily migrateflyway - the geographic route along which birds customarily migrate
itinerary, route, path - an established line of travel or access
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IN 1999, HUNTERS in the Central and Mississippi flyways went afield with a single directive: to kill every snow goose they possibly could.
Tanguar haor is located in the central Asian flyway and is near the Eastern Asian-Australian and Black Sea-Mediterranean flyways (Figure 1).
Flyway sites are listed based on their importance to migratory waterbirds, and the East AsianAustralasian Flyway is one of the worlds nine major flyways for these amazing animals.
The use of North American wetlands by wintering EUWI has been well documented (Hasbrouck 1944; Bellrose 1980), with most winter records coming from the Pacific and Atlantic Flyways; however, EUWI are more common throughout the Pacific Flyway (Dunn and Alderfer 2011).
This outbreak began in Canada, and water fowl spread it south along the migratory bird flyways.
The race is a celebration of the miracle of migration and an effort to conserve and protect the migratory flyways of birds.
A new study combines GPS tracking data of four species of wildfowl with genetic analysis of the virus and finds that H5N1 spreads along migratory flyways.
The study uses GPS tracking data of four species of Asian wild fowl and genetic analysis of the virus to suggest that the strain H5N1 travels along migratory flyways.
Based on web research, the East Asian-Australasian Flyway is one of the world's great flyways.
Director Zoological Sciences Division, Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), Dr Muhammad Rafiq said there are a total of 7 identified flyways in the world: from Northern Europe to Scandinavian countries, Central Europe to Mediterranean Sea, Western Siberia to Red Sea, Green Route from Siberia to Pakistan, Ganga Flyway from Eastern Siberia to India, Manchuria to Korea and Chakotaka to California.
Director Zoological Sciences Division, , Dr Muhammad Rafiq said there are a total of seven identified flyways in the world: from Northern Europe to Scandinavian countries, Central Europe to Mediterranean Sea, Western Siberia to Red Sea, Green Route from Siberia to Pakistan, Ganga Flyway from Eastern Siberia to India, Manchuria to Korea and Chakotaka to California.
Additionally, waterfowl managers will allow hunters in all flyways to take two pintails per day for the full season, which will last from 60 days in the Atlantic and Mississippi flyways, 74 days in the Central Flyway and 107 days in the Pacific Flyway.