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On the breeding grounds, Arctic and Red Foxes are major predators of eggs, while Great Skuas, Arctic Skuas and various species of Larus gulls ( including Great Black-backed Gulls and Glaucous Gulls ) are predators of both eggs and young.
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On and breeding
On 3 July 1844, the last two confirmed specimens were killed on Eldey, off the coast of Iceland, which also eliminated the last known breeding attempt.
On those with a weaker immune system, the host becomes a more fertile breeding ground for the mites, which spread over the host's body, except the face.
On the other hand, the original breeding experiment for which the African bees were brought to Brazil in the first place has continued ( though not as intended ).
On the stand, he makes a case for his thesis that breeding and financial planning are integral to raising healthy and happy families, and that sex education and contraception information should be available to prospective parents.
On a more practical plane, Hippolytus explained that the lowest of the three decks was for wild beasts, the middle for birds and domestic animals, and the top level for humans, and that male animals were separated from the females by sharp stakes so that there would be no breeding on board.
On the estate he inherited, Walter P. Chrysler, Jr. established North Wales Stud for the purpose of breeding Thoroughbred horses.
On September 6, 2007, RSPB Scotland and the Scottish Natural Heritage ( SNH ) stated that it was surprised by an increase in the last 12 years in the breeding figures in the UK for the Red-throated Diver and the rarer Black-throated Diver of 16 % and 34 % respectively due to the anchoring of 58 man-made rafts in lochs.
On average, Great Grey Shrikes get a chance at four breeding attempts during their life, with most birds in the wild getting eaten by a bird of prey or carnivorous mammal or dying of other causes before the end of their fifth winter.
On 22 May 2006 it was announced that a pair of White-tailed Eagles was breeding in the Oostvaardersplassen nature reserve in the Netherlands.
On the Faroe Islands, for example, the birds may be hunted for local consumption after the breeding season, when excess birds are available.
On the island of Lundy the number has decreased dramatically in recent years ( the 2005 breeding population was estimated to be only two or three pairs ) as a consequence of depredations by black rats ( recently eliminated ) and possibly also as a result of commercial fishing for sand eels, the puffins ' principal prey.
On the breeding grounds, the Red-necked Grebe feeds mainly on invertebrates including adult and larval aquatic insects, such as water beetles and dragonfly larvae, crayfish and molluscs.
* Neelakantan, K. K. ( 1948 ) On the breeding of the Blue-tailed Bee-eater ( Merops superciliosus javanicus ) in Rajahmundri, East Godavari district.
On the breeding grounds, Knots eat mostly spiders, arthropods, and larvae obtained by surface pecking, and on the wintering and migratory grounds they eat a variety of hard-shelled prey such as bivalves, gastropods and small crabs that are ingested whole and crushed by a muscular stomach.
On the breeding grounds, the male Corn Crake's advertising call is a loud, repetitive, grating krek krek normally delivered from a low perch with the bird's head and neck almost vertical and its bill wide open.
On passage, it has been recorded in most countries between its breeding and wintering ranges, including much of West Africa, and those parts of southern Asia that lie between the east of the breeding range and Africa.
On Fogo, where it is the sole species of sparrow, it is common in all habitats, breeding both in the houses of São Filipe and on the cliff walls of the volcano Pico do Fogo.
On 2 New Jersey sites, eastern towhee foraging preference switched over the course of the breeding season.
On and grounds
On chemical grounds it seems most likely that iodide is first converted to Af and then to Af as the active iodinating species.
On direct appeal, a prisoner challenges the grounds of the conviction based on an error that occurred at trial or some other stage in the adjudicative process.
On the other end of the political spectrum Robespierre opposed a war on two grounds, fearing that it would strengthen the monarchy and military at the expense of the revolution, and that it would incur the anger of ordinary people in Austria and elsewhere.
On these trips, he sought to engage with Canadians through various ceremonies and events ; he was keenly interested in his role as Chief Scout of Canada, and, in preparation for his kicking of the opening ball in the 1946 Grey Cup final, practised frequently on the grounds of the royal and viceroyal residence, Rideau Hall.
On 29 January 2001 thousands of student protesters stormed parliament grounds and demanded that President Abdurrahman Wahid resign due to alleged involvement in corruption scandals.
On similar grounds, one of Rousseau's strongest critics during the second half of the 20th century was political philosopher Hannah Arendt.
On these grounds, and his widely rumored association with the devil, his body was denied a Catholic burial in Genoa.
On 21 January 2007, a group of Hellenic neopagans held a ceremony honoring Zeus on the grounds of the temple.
On 22 March 2006, the Vatican released a statement explaining this omission on the grounds of expressing a " historical and theological reality " and of " being useful to ecumenical dialogue ".
On April 8, 1341, he became the first poet laureate since antiquity and was crowned on the holy grounds of Rome's Capitol.
On his return to France, he immediately convened an assembly of French and Burgundian bishops at Vienne, where the imperial claim to a traditional lay investiture of the clergy was denounced as heretical and a sentence of excommunication was now pronounced against Henry V on the grounds that he had extorted the Privilegium from Paschal II by means of violence.
It is the business of the pope to look after the interests of the Roman empire, since the empire derives its origin and its final authority from the papacy ; its origin, because it was originally transferred from Greece by and for the sake of the papacy ... its final authority, because the emperor is raised to his position by the pope who blesses him, crowns him and invests him with the empire .... Therefore, since three persons have lately been elected king by different parties, namely the youth son of Henry VI, Philip Hohenstaufen, brother of Henry VI, and Otto Brunswick, of the Welf family, so also three things must be taken into account in regard to each one, namely: the legality, the suitability and the expediency of his election ...... Far be it from us that we should defer to man rather than to God, or that we should fear the countenance of the powerful .... On the foregoing grounds, then, we decide that the youth should not at present be given the empire ; we utterly reject Philip for his manifest unfitness and we order his usurpation to be resisted by all .... since Otto is not only himself devoted to the church, but comes from devout ancestors on both sides ..... therefore we decree that he ought to be accepted and supported as king, and ought to be given the crown of empire, after the rights of the Roman church have been secured.
On final appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada ruled in favour of the program on the grounds that segregation of this workplace is a step towards equality in Canada.
On the conclusion of talks in London, Britain agreed to grant Sierra Leone Independence on the 27 of April 1961. however, the outspoken trade unionist Siaka Stevens was the only delegate who refused to sign Sierra Leone's declaration of Independendence on the grounds that there had been a secret defence pact between Sierra Leone and Britain ; another point of contention by Stevens was the Sierra Leonean government's position that there would be no elections held before independence which would effectively shut him out of Sierra Leone's political process.
On these grounds Peter complains that, when he was setting out for the Gentiles to convert them from their worship of many gods upon earth, the Evil Power had sent Simon before him to make them believe that there were many gods in heaven.
" On logical grounds, then, variables are not the same thing as the more familiar ' referential ' pronouns that trigger number agreement.
On the other hand, the court in Schwedes v. Romain held that partial performance and grounds for estoppel can make the contract effective.
On January 3, 2011, in The People v. Gregory Diaz, the Supreme Court of California ruled for allowing warrantless search by the police of suspects ' cell phones at the time of the arrest, on the grounds of preventing destruction of evidence such as text messages:
On April 22, 1874, Grant unexpectedly vetoed the bill on the grounds that it would destroy the credit of the nation.
On 30 June 2000, Muslim nations that are members of the Organisation of the Islamic Conference ( now the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation ) officially resolved to support the Cairo Declaration on Human Rights in Islam, an alternative document that says people have " freedom and right to a dignified life in accordance with the Islamic Shari ’ ah ", without any discrimination on grounds of " race, colour, language, sex, religious belief, political affiliation, social status or other considerations ".
Dr Lee Illis of Guy's Hospital in London wrote a paper in 1963 entitled On Porphyria and the Aetiology of Werewolves, in which he argues that historical accounts on werewolves could have in fact been referring to victims of congenital porphyria, stating how the symptoms of photosensitivity, reddish teeth and psychosis could have been grounds for accusing a sufferer of being a werewolf.
On the grounds of the cathedral, toward the south, are several buildings ( including a Synod Hall and the Cathedral School ), and a Biblical garden, as well as a large bronze work of public art by the cathedral's sculptor-in-residence, Greg Wyatt, known as the Peace Fountain, which has been both strongly praised and strongly criticized.