- a route between breeding and wintering areas taken by concentrations of migrating birds.
Origin of flyway
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Species which apparently use this flyway are listed in table 7.
Species which apparently use this flyway are named in table 6.
In 1952, Flyway Councils were formed in each of the four flyways.
This flyway is probably the one which supplies to central and eastern Oceania the largest wintering populations of shore birds.
The term "flyway" has long been used to designate the migration routes of birds.
Word Origin and History for flyway
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