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- ‘Eastern birds may migrate south, but western populations are more often altitudinal migrants, moving from the mountains into nearby lowlands in winter.’
- ‘However, they commonly make altitudinal movements as seasons change and in dry seasons they may move beyond their normal range in search of food.’
- ‘Most species are sedentary, although some make nomadic wanderings and altitudinal shifts in response to food availability.’
- ‘It is unlikely that such large changes would be due to the effects of variation in altitudinal air density on flight performance.’
- ‘In some regions, trees have invaded tundra, extending the altitudinal or latitudinal limit of tree growth.’
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