nesting place for

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  • Today the tower is open to the elements and serves as a nesting place for birds.
  • The pond area, just next to a big city has been preserved as a nesting place for various birds.
  • The priest wants to destroy the apartment complex, which he says has become a nesting place for creatures that are no longer human.
  • Furthermore, it is a nesting place for several species of aquatic birds.
  • The Orava Dam is a nesting place for many rare species of birds.
  • Wild rice is an ideal nesting place for a colony of these little marsh wrens. Cited from Bird Neighbors, by Neltje Blanchan
  • He walked first into a thicket which, from the road, appeared in a state of nature, close, impenetrable, a nesting-place for wild birds. Cited from Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ, by Lew Wallace
  • The island was a favorite nesting-place for them as well, and their shrill cries at being disturbed almost obliterated the voice of the ocean. Cited from Pocket Island, by Charles Clark Munn
  • In the centre of town, nature is present in the crisscross boulevards, which are famous for providing a nesting place for rooks.
  • In addition to the Center, Playa Escobilla is dedicated as a nesting place for marine turtles.
  • It is not a nesting place for destructive birds or vermin. Cited from A Walk from London to John O'Groat's, by Elihu Burritt
  • In "Discovery" days this spot was known as the skuary, being a favourite nesting place for skua-gulls, a sort of little cape. Cited from South with Scott, by Edward R. G. R. Evans
  • A long wooden cavern in the middle of a sunny opening, it now lay, and presented an ideal home for a Lynx when she sought a sheltered nesting-place for her coming brood. Cited from Animal Heroes, by Ernest Thompson Seton
  • The ledges, beaches and mudflats make the ideal nesting place for gulls.
  • The arches of the shattered bridge, and the columns of the temple are still visible; a single column looms in the foreground, now a nesting place for birds.
  • Resembling a pair of shoes, these two islands serve as a refugee for coral reefs, mammals, reptiles and birds, but also a nesting place for sea turtles.
  • So light were its trimmings in white, so snowy the mounds of its pillows and the narrow reach of its counterpane, that it seemed more like a nesting-place for untainted dreams than the sensible, stocky little bed it was. Cited from Through Stained Glass, by George Agnew Chamberlain
  • It rose precipitously on all sides from the sea, and its level surface on the top formed a favourite nesting-place for myriads of wild birds of different varieties, which not only covered the top of the Holm, but also the narrow ledges along its jagged sides. Cited from From John O'Groats to Land's End, by Robert Naylor and John Naylor
  • This sanctuary is a favorite nesting place for the speckled piculet, Malabar crested lark, and some species of Himalayan birds such as the Indian blue robin during the winter months.
  • The protected zone includes the landmark of the municipality, the Roman Catholic parish church of St. Peter und Paul with its Neogothic facade and its tower that, for some time, has once again been a nesting place for the White Stork.
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