Examples of migratory in a Sentence
most of the apple crop is picked by migratory workers
migratory birds heading south for the winter
Recent Examples of migratory from the Web
Myriad migratory birds include Northern parulas and painted buntings.
These job trends and migratory patterns have created differing scenarios for the state’s major metro areas.
Australasian Flyway Partnership—a network of governments and NGOs that works to preserve habitat for migratory birds—announced that North Korea will be its newest member.
Opponents fear the dredging would create excessive noise and a massive cloud of turbidity in the water as tailings are released, driving away salmon, seals, migratory birds and other animals that hunters depend on for food.
One of the rarest is the Great Lakes piping plover, a small, migratory bird that builds its seasonal nests in the sands along Great Lakes shorelines.
Established in 1951 to protect migratory birds – and currently providing homes to more than 250 bird species — the refuge currently supports bicycling, fishing and hiking, as well as limited hunting for alligators and ducks.
Warblers and thrashers, hummingbirds and catbirds, redstarts and orioles, dozens of migratory species can be seen or heard on the narrow slip of land between Mobile Bay and the Gulf of Mexico.
And yet some migratory species, like snow geese in North America, are booming, to the detriment of their Arctic breeding grounds.
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MIGRATORY Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of migratory for English Language Learners
: moving from one place to another at different times of the year : migrating regularly
MIGRATORY Defined for Kids
Definition of migratory for Students
- migratory workers
- migratory birds
- a bird's migratory route
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