- The wordy confessions of a collector of dictionaries
- I have learned the important difference between nidifugous and nidicolous. Nidifugous birds are ones who leave the nest early and nidicolous birds hang around a bit longer. These are words you may like to mention to your children when they reach 25 and ...
- Kinkajou? Halieutics? Hartebeest? Surviving Your First Spelling Bee
- The magical Sarah Bowe somehow managed to spell nidifugous right on the first try. A nidifugous bird is one that leaves the nest early (in case you wanted to know). Then she somehow managed to spelled “peirastic” correctly.
- Spellbound by a matzo ball
- Spellbound by a matzo ball or should I have written "matzah ball" or "matzoh ball"? And here we already have the gist of this column.
- Ground-nesting bird species endangered in Tamil Nadu
- “The nidifugous young (chicks that leave the nest shortly after hatching) are camouflaged as they forage along with their parents.
- Like humans, baby woodpeckers learn from their parents
- But birds of the shore such as willets and sandpipers are typically precocial at birth, with eyes open, a covering of down and the ability to amble and peck the ground for food.
Nidifugous is described in multiple online sources, as addition to our editors' articles, see section below for printable documents, Nidifugous books and related discussion.