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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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Current regulations in the (Central, Mississippi and Atlantic) flyways have few restrictions.
To better understand the evolution and origin of the novel HPAI A(H5N8) viruses, we sequenced and analyzed the full genomes of LPAI viruses isolated from wild and free-ranging domestic ducks in the Tanguar haor area of Bangladesh, located in the central Asian flyway, and compared them with the novel HPAI A(H5N8) viruses.
Environment Minister Dr Steven Miles said part of the Nijinda Durlga Indigenous Protected Area managed by the Gangalidda and Garawa Indigenous People, had been internationally recognised as an important flyway site by the East Asian Australasian Flyway Partnership.
As California wetlands provide winter habitat for between 4 and 5 million waterfowl, including 70 to 80% of Pacific Flyway wigeon (for example, 76% in 2008; USFWS 2014b), our study goal was to gain a better understanding of the migration chronology and temporal pattern of wetland use by EUWI in the Sacramento Valley, California.
Bar-headed geese and ruddy shelducks spend the winter in India, Nepal, Bangladesh and Myanmar before they fly the Central Asian flyway to breed in Mongolia.
In total, the flyway passes through 22 countries with approximately 5 million birds traveling along it.
It is also called as the Green Route or more commonly Indus Flyway.
From the breeding grounds to Bayou Meto, those two factors influence everything from the spring hatch to pushing ducks down the flyway to what they do when they get to Arkansas.
The international conference titled 'Oman as a Gravitational Centre in the Global Flyway Network of Migratory Shorebirds' is scheduled to be held from November 14 to 16.
To fuel their remarkable journeys, the birds need suitable feeding sites along their flyway, or route.
To determine which type and how many acres of coastal wintering and staging habitat are required to support black ducks along the Atlantic Flyway, DU needed to obtain several important pieces of data, including winter habitat use in coastal marshes, food availability and depletion over time, and a landscape analysis of habitat availability.