nidifugous definition

  • adjective:
    • Leaving the nest a short while after hatching. Used of a bird.
    • That leaves the nest soon after hatching
    • (of birds) making the nest shortly after hatching
  • others:
    • Of wild birds, capable run-about whenever hatched: just like precocial: contrasted with nidicolous.

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