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
Critics counter that the road, located within the sprawling Izembek National Wildlife Refuge, threatens migratory birds and other animals, including caribou, brown bears and sea otters.
The lake is not open to the public, except by special arrangement with the Audubon Society, and is preserved as a sanctuary for resident and migratory waterfowl.
Dozens of offshore islands are nesting grounds for migratory birds.
King Cove is on the Alaska Peninsula between the North Pacific Ocean and the Bering Sea, separated from Cold Bay by the Izembek refuge, a key gathering point for migratory waterfowl and shorebirds.
The organization's web site also currently offers a link to an emergency plan for immigrants in the United States, to provide them with tools to be prepared, in case of deportation proceedings or other migratory issues.
The state hunts also require U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service approval because of the cranes' federal migratory bird protection.
To identify those areas as well as giraffes' preferred foraging grounds and migratory corridors, conservationists need to map the animals' behavior and movements.
Fishing tournaments have to obtain federal permits to target highly migratory fish species including sharks, tunas and billfish, Jenkins said.
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First Known Use of migratory
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
1 : moving from one place to another migratory workers migratory birds
2 : of or relating to migration a bird's migratory route
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