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Fig. 3 | Frontiers in Zoology

Fig. 3

From: Vocal exchanges during pair formation and maintenance in the zebra finch (Taeniopygia guttata)

Fig. 3

Social and calling behaviour over time. Proportion of time spent in physical contact (a) and directionality index (b) of new and established pairs over time. a) Amount of physical contact (“clumping”), given as a proportion of the overall time, for each of the four days. The boxplots represent the row value, the red dots the estimated Bayesian values and the red segments the Credible Intervals (CrI) estimated from the LMM. An asterisk indicates a lack of overlap between CrI and the fitted values (equivalent to frequentist significance set at <5%). b) Directionality index over time. Each line is a pair; established pairs are shown in grey whereas new pairs are in black. The variance in new pairs is bigger at the beginning than at the end, indicating that the relationship becomes quantitatively more symmetrical

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