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Table 1 Results of the trial-and-error procedure employed to determine the optimal hexagon size

From: A new methodology for computing birds’ 3D home ranges

Hexagon size (km2) Number of hexagons Average number of GPS points
0.1 1398 33
0.25 584 58
0.4 364 86
0.45 346 94
0.49 329 97
0.5 308 104
  1. It was chosen as the minimum size so that hexagons had, on average, at least 100 GPS points inside