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Table 6 Effect of food density and disturbances on the foraging behavior of the Hooded Crane in different habitats

From: Shifts in foraging behavior of wintering Hooded Cranes (Grus monacha) in three different habitats at Shengjin Lake, China

Habitats Factors Rate of foraging success Foraging effort
F p F p
Paddy fields Food density 1.089 0.441 0.584 0.948
  Disturbance 8.330 0.000*** 0.114 0.892
  Density × disturbance 0.207 1.000 1.085 0.423
Meadows Food density 0.908 0.647 1.065 0.450
  Disturbance 2.656 0.074 1.203 0.303
  Density × disturbance 4.419 0.000*** 0.432 1.000
Mudflats Food density 0.720 0.845 1.269 0.276
  Disturbance 1.100 0.337 0.297 0.744
  Density × disturbance 0.213 1.000 1.115 0.375
  1. Samples: n = 104 in the paddy fields, n = 146 in the meadows, n = 91 in the mudflats
  2. * 0.01 < p < 0.05; ** 0.001 < p < 0.01; *** p < 0.001