Growth rate data of Barn owl nestlings and corticosterone

Description

The data contains wing length measurements of Barn owl nestlings that were either treated with a corticosterone or a placebo implant.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 209 observations on the following 7 variables.

Brood

brood id

Ring

individual id

Age1

age of the individual at the day it received the implant, in days

Implant

type of implant: C = corticosterone, P = placebo

days

number of days after the implant

Age

age of the nestling at the day of the wing length measurement, in days

Wing

wing length measurement in mm

References

AlmaisB, Roulin A, Korner-Nievergelt F, Jenni-Eiermann S, Jenni L (2012) Coloration signals the ability to cope with elevated stress hormones: effects of corticosterone on growth of barn owls are associated with melanism. JOurnal of Evolutionary Biology 25: 1189-1199

Examples

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