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migratory (adj) related to the movement of people, birds, and animals from place to place.
The migratory habit of birds is their habit of moving from place to place depending on the change of seasons. Migratory trends are the patterns of movement of tribes who without a fixed home wander from place to place. Migratory animals are migrant animals, that is, animals which keep moving from place to place, depending on the seasons.
- The migratory flights of birds across the continents are a mystery that remains unresolved in bird science. How they know the exact time of movement, or their way across the sky is a great wonder.
- Arnold's thesis is on the migratory trends of the nomads of the eastern region of South Africa. He stayed with the communities for over a year trying to understand the patterns of their movement from place to place and their causes.