Published November 9, 2021 | Version v1
Dataset Open

Behavioral data for Great tit responses to alarm calls under high temperatures

  • 1. Zoology/Evolutionary Biology, University of Regensburg, Universitätsstraße 31, 93053 Regensburg, Germany
  • 2. School of Biological Sciences, University of Western Australia, Crawley, Western Australia, Australia
  • 3. Univ. Lyon, UMR5023 Ecologie des Hydrosystèmes Naturels et Anthropisés, CNRS, Université Lyon 1, ENTPE, Villeurbanne, F-69622 Lyon, France


This README accompanies the file "data_high temperatures alarm calls.txt"
********************************** CONTENTS ***********************************
The data are in table form with TABs as variables field delimiters so they can 
be readily imported in any statistical package or spreadsheet program. Please, 
contact us if you need the file formatted otherwise. 

This file includes a description of the variables.
Variable names and descriptions

ID           ID of the behavioral test 
Date        Date of the test experiment
Hour         Date of the test experiment
Playback    Playback ID of mobbing calls of great tits or Chaffinch songs used for the experiment    
Treatment    Control (Chaffinch songs) or Call (mobbing calls of great tits) treatment
Sex        Sex of the focal individual
Ncalls        Number of mobbing vocalizations emitted by the focal individual during 1 min of playback
Mindist        Minimum distance to the speaker reached by the focal individual during 1 min of playback
T0        Air temperature during the experiment
T5        Mean temperature observed for the 5 hours before the test 
T12        Mean temperature observed for the 12 hours before the test
T24        Mean temperature observed for the 24 hours before the test
T48        Mean temperature observed for the 48 hours before the test
Wind-km.h-1    Wind speed during the experiment
Humidity    Air humidity during the experiment
P-hPa        Atmospheric pressure during the experiment

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Marion Cordonnier


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