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Table 3 Mean (± SE) time length (sec) spent and values in food exploitation measures (see Table 1) by two fasted and two fed sparrows in 21 sessions of clumped patch distributions

From: Energy state affects exploratory behavior of tree sparrows in a group context under differential food-patch distributions

Variable Fasted Fed F p
ET 201.9 ± 29.9 102.1 ± 15.8 7.265 0.009
EFT 465.0 ± 55.7 356.4 ± 39.5 8.997 0.004
FC 13.9 ± 1.1 10.8 ± 1.0 2.612 0.111
GFR 0.029 ± 0.003 0.033 ± 0.005 0.549 0.462
FCF 16.3 ± 3.8 9.5 ± 2.3 2.610 0.112
  1. One fasted and 3 fed birds from different sessions, respectively, contributed no values to this measurement and were excluded