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ferruginous

 [fĕ-roo´jĭ-nus]
containing iron or iron rust; called also chalybeate.

fer·ru·gi·nous

(fe-rū'ji-nŭs),
1. Iron-bearing; associated with or containing iron.
2. Of the color of iron rust.
[L. ferrugineus, iron rust, rust-colored]

fer·ru·gi·nous

(fĕ-rū'ji-nŭs)
1. Iron bearing; associated with or containing iron.
2. Of the color of iron rust.
[L. ferrugineus, iron rust, rust-colored]
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In Europe, the Ferruginous duck prefers shallow freshwater wetlands [9], generally rich in emergent vegetation [1012], but it can occupy coastal ecosystems [13].
Martin Hellicar, Director at BirdLife Cyprus said: "From our endemic Cyprus Warbler, to the globally threatened Ferruginous Duck that breeds here, to the waders that winter in the island's wetlands, our duty becomes apparent.
(6,7,17,18) Reports of tachycardia secondary to human disturbance have also been reported in red-tailed hawks, red-shouldered hawks, and a ferruginous hawk.
While conducting a larger study to determine the hazards of Rozol[R] to wildlife, we hypothesized ferruginous hawk behavior would follow predictions of foraging theory, and they would prefer to hunt BTPDs in Rozol[R] treated areas because of the availability of easy-to-capture (poisoned) prey.
Hematite showed its presence as a cementing material (ferruginous) during the microscopic investigation of samples of Lakhra sections.
Minor facies are very thin millimetric, red ferruginous, muddy tops (Fe) with wrinkle marks and biotur-bation.
3), 3 Swainson's Hawks (Buteo swainsoni), 2 Ferruginous Hawks (Buteo regalis), 1 Rough-legged Hawk (Buteo lagopus), and 1 Turkey Vulture (Cathartes aura) to the test enclosure (n = 17; Table 1).
Head excavated, granulated; frontal line incomplete; occipital carina incomplete, absent near clypeus; pronotum smooth, shiny; enlarged claw with one large subapical tooth and onde row of 6-7 lamellae; head and mesosoma predominantly ferruginous, metasoma brown.
Hicks (3) collected the second fossil record described as from ferruginous sandstone, largely of impure, partly oolitic, limonite, considered typical of the area.
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