Definition of Nestling. Meaning of Nestling. Synonyms of Nestling

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Definition of Nestling

Nestling
Nestling Nes"tling n. 1. A young bird which has not abandoned the nest. --Piers Plowman. 2. A nest; a receptacle. [Obs.] --Bacon.
Nestling
Nestling Nes"tling, a. Newly hatched; being yet in the nest.

Meaning of Nestling from wikipedia

- and protect them from predation. In some species, both parents care for nestlings and fledglings; in others, such care is the responsibility of only one...
- loanwords from French (ayre) and word replacements (bird originally meaning "nestling" had replaced OE fugol). By the late 18th century, the British Empire had...
- **** of some species of nestling birds. It allows parent birds to more easily remove fecal material from the nest. The nestling usually produces a fecal...
- enforce offspring honesty. A weaker nestling might easily change the intensity at which it begs, but a stronger nestling which is hungry and begging can push...
- Nestling Rock (71°23′S 170°24′E / 71.383°S 170.400°E / -71.383; 170.400Coordinates: 71°23′S 170°24′E / 71.383°S 170.400°E / -71.383; 170.400) is...
- turtles) Family †Protostegidae Cope, 1872 Turtle fossils of hatchling and nestling size have been do****ented in the scientific literature. Paleontologists...
- sometimes called the granular claw crab, paxillose crab or tuberculate nestling lithode crab. Oedignathus is distinguished from other king crabs in the...
- The nestlings, like the adult, primarily eat insects, fed to it by both ****es. This swallow is vulnerable to parasites, but, when on nestlings, these...
- their place. The first upper and third lower ch**** teeth of platypus nestlings are small, each having one prin****l cusp, while the other teeth have...
- The young have a survival bottleneck at the nestling stage because there are higher levels of nestling predation than egg predation. The levels of belligerence...
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