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Table 3 Effects of colony and sex on timing and duration of the pre-laying exodus in Thin-billed prions Pachyptila belcheri from the Falkland/Malvinas Islands and Kerguelen

From: Behavioural plasticity in the early breeding season of pelagic seabirds - a case study of thin-billed prions from two oceans

Dependent Independents F P Effect size
Departure date Colony 2.69 0.107 0.054
Sex 28.72 < 0.001 0.379
Trip duration (days) Colony 4.7 0.035 0.091
Sex 34.4 < 0.001 0.422
Return date Colony 0.78 0.381 0.016
Sex 1.53 0.223 0.031
Cumulative travel distance (km) Colony 30.40 < 0.001 0.393
Sex 12.51 < 0.001 0.210
Maximum distance from colony (km) Colony 19.30 < 0.001 0.271
Sex 0.18 0.671 0.003
Travel speed (km/day) Colony 21.95 < 0.001 0.318
Sex 0.17 0.682 0.004
  1. Significant p-values (P > 0.05) are marked bold. As a measure of effect sizes we report partial Eta-Square values (η2). None of the interactions were significant (N = 50 birds)