ROST

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ROSTRapid Optical Screening Tool (spectroscopy)
ROSTRoseate Tern (bird species)
ROSTRegional Office Support Team (US FEMA)
ROSTRomanian Office for Science and Technology (Brussels, Belgium)
ROSTRegional Operations Support Team (FEMA)
ROSTRegistry of Oesophageal Stenting (UK)
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This work was carried out as part of the Dalkey Tern Conservation Project, which is funded by the EU LIFE Roseate Tern Recovery Project and Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
Engravings of a roseate tern, top, and a cuckoo by Thomas Bewick
Paul Morrison, Coquet Island RSPB site manager, said: "The roseate tern is Britain's rarest nesting seabird and Coquet Island is home to the sole UK colony.
And then there's the roseate tern, a federal endangered species.
The area is an important haul-out area and pupping site for gray seals, home to the endangered roseate tern and other threatened waterfowl, and an essential fish habitat under the Fishery Conservation and Management Act.
The roseate tern returns to coastal parks because of Park Service efforts to save another species.
Possible explanations for this result are that the Roseate Tern metapopulation was not at evolutionary and demographic equilibrium, or that fitness is not density dependent in this system.
Unsettled weather at the weekend pushed migrating seabirds close to shore, including Great Shearwater and Roseate Tern past Bardsey, a Cory's Shearwater off Uwchmynydd and small numbers of skuas past several watchpoints.
They are based on paintings of a seabird, the roseate tern, and a wader, the Golden Plover.
The brewery is also turning out a Roseate Tern beer, produced in a joint enterprise with Amble's Credence brewery, with a percentage of profits added to a fund which protects the UK's only breeding colony of the birds on Coquet Island.