Examples of overwinter in a Sentence
The geese will overwinter in a warmer climate.
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Stepanian and his colleagues were also startled to find increasing numbers of bats overwintering at Bracken Cave instead of heading back to their cold weather quarters in Mexico—a behavior not reported at all during the first survey in 1957.
The number of monarch butterflies that overwintered in forests in Mexico fell for a second straight year, experts say.
March is when biennial crops that have overwintered are likely to bloom.
Sometime this spring, the annual census of monarchs overwintering in Mexico will be released.
Eventually, though, cooler weather arrives, and all those adult stinkbugs begin looking for places to overwinter.
But the translucent critter, Chrysaora melanaster, shows that the jellies can overwinter in the waters off the coast of northern Alaska—an environment previously believed to be too harsh for adult jellies to survive.
Being aware of bloom times and providing flowers that overlap the seasons are important for beekeepers who want to successfully overwinter their colonies.
Monarchs can overwinter only in those specific forests in Mexico.
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: to spend or survive the winter
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