Noun(1) a breeding ground for gregarious birds (such as rooks
(1) It turns out that he has a particular fondness for penguins, and has taken it upon himself to create a rookery for them.(2) However, the people actually had rooks and a rookery .(3) The reason for the desertion wasn't difficult to find: a pair of Buzzards had decided that the old rookery was an ideal place for them to nest!(4) After watching a tapir feed on the algae covering a lagoon, Paula led us to a giant egret rookery , where the twilight screamed like a million soccer fans.(5) Instead of visiting the rookery , we'd stopped at a nearby site where a few dozen nonbreeding (juvenile and nondominant male) sea lions were hauled out.(6) We also expect to see abundant turtles, as the Lacepedes are Western Australia's largest green turtle rookery .(7) The picture on the television was of a sunny rock slope emerging from blue waters, with sea lions at rest on the rookery and swimming through the light swells at its edge.(8) Landings offer everything from a couple of hours on the beach studying penguins or you can take a brisk walk, wander over to a rookery , learn more from the experts about the wildlife or terrain or just sit taking it all in.(9) Warning bells went off for locals in the 1970s after a deluge of visitors discovered the elephant seal rookery .(10) If a bird misbehaved itself such as claim or take over another bird's nest in the rookery the general body intervened and that bird was sentenced to isolation and had to go and live on a tree apart from the rest.(11) Between nursing intervals, the mother leaves the pup in the crowded rookery as she searches for food in the ocean.(12) Rooks are the harbingers of spring and many people would love to have a rookery nearby, as we have at Penpergwm.(13) This is the largest rookery in the world for the critically endangered species and half a million turtles nest here every winter.(14) One mile south of the lighthouse is Oregon's only sea-lion rookery home to many California and Steller sea lions.(15) He speaks about penguins having to cease making their rookeries and nests when the wind gusts are really strong.(16) Tenements, rookeries , and cheap rooming districts exercised a huge symbolic power over the public imagination as centres of vice, squalor, drunkenness, traffic in sex and stolen goods, and general depravity.
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