KenyaFinches: Body Mass and Beak Length in Three Species of Finches in...

Description Format Source Examples

Description

Data on body mass and beak length in three species of finches: Crimson-rumped waxbill (CRU.WAXB), Cutthroat finch (CUTTHROA), and White-browed sparrow weaver (WB.SPARW).

Format

A data frame with 45 observations on the following 3 variables.

species

a factor with levels: CRU.WAXB, CUTTHROA, and WB.SPARW

mass

mass (g)

beak.length

beak length (mm)

Source

Schluter, D. 1988. The evolution of finch communities on islands and continents: Kenya vs. Galapagos. Ecological Monographs 58: 229-249.

Examples

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table(KenyaFinches$species)
xyplot(beak.length ~ species, KenyaFinches)
bwplot(beak.length ~ species, KenyaFinches)

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