will perch

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  • They will perch on the ground as well as on wires or on buildings.
  • It nests on the ground, but these birds will perch in trees.
  • The pairs will perch together and feed each other in between flights.
  • The hunting will occur from rocks or twigs where it will perch.
  • They nest on the ground, but these waders will perch in trees and sometimes use old nests of other birds.
  • In order to establish and defend their territory, adult males will perch in the late afternoon in areas where females are most likely to appear.
  • It will perch for long periods with its wings spread to allow the drying process, as do cormorants.
  • If a bough falls into the water, let it stay; sparrows will perch on it to drink. Cited from Nature Near London, by Richard Jefferies
  • They will perch 1 to 2 m off the ground until they spot their prey, which is often down on the ground.
  • In lower temperatures, butterflies will raise their abdomens above flattened wings, and will perch relatively close to the ground.
  • They will perch themselves upon pillars like Simeon Stylites, for years, till the birds build their nests in their hair. Cited from The Art of Public Speaking, by Carnegie and Esenwein
  • The adults will perch on a nearby branch and call out to the nestlings, keeping contact and providing them with food until the young are able to fly to join them.
  • Cicadas will perch on branches rather than the trunk.
  • The northern hawk-owl will perch and scour the immediate area for prey.
  • As the breeding season approaches, a pair of wedge-tailed eagles will perch close to each other and preen one other.
  • The pigeons are so tame that they will perch upon Prince Albert's hat and the Queen's shoulders. Cited from Queen Victoria,Anonymous
  • If a deer sits quietly enough, little birds will perch on the deers antlers, but they will fly away upon player induced movement of the deer.
  • I have no doubt Dias's wife will ride behind him, and the boy, when he wants to ride, will perch himself on one of the baggage mules. Cited from The Treasure of the Incas, by G. A. Henty
  • The dove will perch over her and wail. Cited from Wild Western Scenes, by John Beauchamp Jones
  • But the little fellow was not as tame as some squirrels to be seen in the city parks, for they will perch on your shoulder and eat nuts from your hand. Cited from The Bobbsey Twins at Home, by Laura Lee Hope
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