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Table 4 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 dispersed 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 87.4 ± 32.2 19.3 ± 7.2 32.267 <0.001
EFT 770.1 ± 80.8 445.0 ± 36.5 23.612 <0.001
FC 15.1 ± 1.3 9.0 ± 1.0 8.387 0.005
GFR 0.027 ± 0.004 0.022 ± 0.003 1.613 0.209
FCF 46.0 ± 4.3 35.7 ± 4.7 2.029 0.16
  1. One fasted and 5 fed birds from different sessions, respectively, contributed no values to this measurement and were excluded