ground-nesting

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  • This makes the area very successful for many species of ground-nesting birds.
  • They have been shown to cause a significant impact on ground nesting birds and small native mammals.
  • With other endemic bird species this ground-nesting bird became extinct within six years.
  • Nothing is known about its ecology but it is probably a ground-nesting bird.
  • Parents of ground-nesting species sometimes drag older young around roughly by the head before feeding them.
  • It does, however, also eat other animals, such as small rodents and young of ground-nesting birds.
  • He is very destructive to eggs and young of ground-nesting birds. Cited from The Burgess Animal Book for Children, by Burgess 2
  • Ground nesting birds have also been greatly affected.
  • Pigs will even eat small animals and destroy nests of ground nesting birds.
  • Unlike many ground-nesting species, the pink-headed warbler has no distraction display.
  • Its diet includes the eggs of ground-nesting birds.
  • Their most common prey is lizards and snakes, but can also include ground-nesting birds and other small mammals.
  • Plum Island is closed to the public to protect ground nesting migratory birds.
  • These animals predate on small native animals such as lizards, frogs and ground-nesting birds.
  • However, they also kill beneficial pollinators, such as ground-nesting bee species.
  • In the primary northern breeding range, the woodcock may be the earliest ground-nesting species to breed.
  • He encountered the thrush in the coastal woods where it usually kept to the ground; it may have been ground-nesting.
  • Due to its possibly ground-nesting habits it was an easy prey for the mongooses.
  • Its ground-nesting habitats had been severely disrupted by introduced species and colonists had killed the birds for food.
  • Similarly, some ground-nesting birds including the European nightjar select a resting position facing the sun.
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