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  • n. Plural form of reedbed.

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Examples

  • And where around the Overflow the reedbeds sweep and sway

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  • Gazing out over forlorn reedbeds and marsh, the visitor is briefly serenaded by mournful passages from the work.

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  • The weaver's house is different as it is thatched with reed from the local extensive reedbeds of the Insh marshes.

    Country diary: Newtonmore

  • There are also flowing interfluves (caños) carved by natural drainage, depressions which hold wet season lagoons (lucios) and hollows with upwelling groundwater (ojos), which form a mosaic of microhabitats: pools, streams, mudflats, reedbeds, banks and islands.

    Doñana National Park, Spain

  • There are four main types of vegetation: alluvial inundated grasslands and reedbeds, alluvial savanna woodland, tropical moist mixed deciduous forests and tropical semi-evergreen forests.

    Kaziranga National Park, India

  • The Delta has been classified into 12 habitat types as follows: aquatic habitats - lakes (0.80 m - 2.50 m depth) covered with flooded reedbeds; 'plaur' - flooded islets; flooded reeds and willows; riverine forest of willows and poplars; cane-fields; sandy and muddy beaches; wet meadows; dry meadows (arid); human settlements; sandy and rocky areas; steep banks; and forests on high ground.

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • Perisor-Zatoane-Sacalin Nature Reserve is a mosaic of lakes and ponds and reedbeds with parallel strips of sand dunes ( 'grinduri').

    Danube Delta Biosphere Reserve, Romania

  • He talks of the Newport Wetlands, over 65 hectares of reedbeds and suchlike wild stuff.

    I think Paul Flynn is worried about his seat.

  • Phragmites spp. reedbeds are burned to encourage regrowth for livestock grazing, and riverine woodland is heavily exploited for firewood.

    Middle East steppe

  • One area of high biodiversity found within this ecoregion is the mouth of the Liao River where extensive wetlands, reedbeds, sand, and mudflat areas remain.

    Northeast China Plain deciduous forests

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