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flyway

(flī'wā),
Migratory paths of birds and wildfowl, important for tracking the spread of West Nile Virus (q.v.) and other human pathogens spread by avian vectors.

flyway

The air corridor used by migratory birds to go from point A to point B.
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Of 262 birds for which year-to-year data were available, 98% in the Pacific Flyway returned to the same region in subsequent winters, and 90% in the Central Flayway returned to the same region.
He has deep knowledge of California's issues and the breadth to be able to work across the Pacific Flyway.
But after the flyway was made toll- free, South Municipal Corporation of Delhi placed its booths in the middle of the carriageway where motorists zip by at speeds up to 120 km/ hr.
In 2014--the last year for which statistics were available--Maryland hunters bagged the most snows of any state in the flyway, not surprisingly.
edu/KennedyChair takes into account relative temperatures, snowfall and length of snow cover to determine advantageous hunting periods in the southern portion of the Mississippi Flyway.
Recent research indicates that human activities such as mechanical shellfish dredging and bird hunting in one wetland has negative impact on bird numbers in other wetlands within the same migratory flyway.
New outbreaks of HPAI viruses (H5N1) along this migratory flyway should be investigated.
Pacific Flyway Wholesale is a distributor servicing sporting goods dealers across the country.
Unique to this part of the flyway, and to duck hunting in general, is the Stuttgart tradition of hunting ducks in flooded hardwoods.
Photographer Tupper Ansel Blake has documented the birds, landscapes, and wildlife of the flyway in an impressively thorough manner; through April, his photographs are on display in an exhibit titled "Tracks in the Sky: Wildlife and Wetlands of the Pacific Flyway.
As the car burned, traffic piled up behind it and caused an hourlong snarl on the DND Flyway.
For decades, states within the Atlantic Flyway have held a special 107-day season for sea ducks with a separate sea duck bag limit within a designated special sea duck area.