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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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This year, Canada goose hunters in the Atlantic Flyway will be under a "restrictive" season of 30 days with a daily bag limit of two geese per day in 2019.
With this mandate all countries will be able to work together to ensure a future for waterbirds across a flyway that stretches from the very tip of Africa, across the Middle East to the High Arctic.
The H5N8 virus came from East Asia, entered North America during the fall 2014 migration season (7), and spread rapidly along the wild bird flyways in the United States starting in December 2014.
As well as having an enormous potential for solar and wind energy, the Middle East represents a geographical bottleneck in the African Eurasian Flyway in an important migration corridor.
The probability that an individual ringed in the NWE flyway was latter recovered in the same flyway, or one of the other two (the CE and SWA flyways), as well as possible changes of this probability over time, were assessed by computing the number of individuals ringed in the NWE flyway (including the overlapping zone with CE flyway) and later recovered in each of the three flyways for each of the three periods considered (Fig.
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.
Atlantic and Mississippi Flyway hunters will enjoy a four bluebill-per-day limit, up from two; Central Flyway hunters can shoot six bluebills; and Pacific Flyway hunters can take seven bluebills per day, up from a three-per-day limit.
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.