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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]

ferruginous

/fer·ru·gi·nous/ (fĕ-roo´jĭ-nus)
1. containing iron or iron rust.
2. of the color of iron rust.

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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P1 Assemblage come from red ferruginous detritic limestones, probably deposited in slightly more "epicontinental" conditions than the ferruginous silty limestones with Fe-oolites from which MT1 assemblage comes.
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However, the ferruginous nature of Ibadan soils (Aweto 1994) may account for the levels of iron which exceeded recommended limits for drinking water quality.
Pima County's Sonoran Desert Conservation Plan seeks to balance development with habitat protection for such creatures as the endangered ferruginous pygmy-owl.
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These are lesser white-fronted goose, white-headed duck, marbled duck, ferruginous duck, little bustard, little comorant, as well as flamingoes, pelicans, all 7 species of herons and a variety of species of ducks, geese, rails, waders and others.
The presence of widespread gold mineralisation in surface samples of ferruginous quartz veins and vein stockworks was confirmed by Zenith during its due diligence sampling program that returned individual rock samples up to 3.
Species of global conservation concern that either breed or winter in Cyprus include the Eurasian Curlew Numenius arquata, the Common Pochard Aythya ferina and the Ferruginous Duck Aythya nyroca, the latter of which breeds at the newly restored Akrotiri Marsh.
Manual restraint resulted in a significant increase in cloacal temperature in red-tailed hawks (Buteo jamaicensis), and was demonstrated to cause a tachycardia in both red-shouldered hawks (Buteo lineatus) and a ferruginous hawk (Buteo regalis).
Ferruginous hawks (Buteo regalis, FEHA) that migrate through and winter in central and southern plains in the United States and eastern Mexico prey on black-tailed prairie dogs (Cynomys ludovicianus, BTPD; Plumpton and Andersen, 1997; Bak et al, 2001).