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Table 1 Model selection for the BLRA and for the LM investigating factors influencing moult of migrating Western Marsh Harriers

From: Flight feather moult in Western Marsh Harriers during autumn migration

  Model AICc ΔAICc AUC/R2
BLRA Julian date (β = 0.04 ± 0.01, p < 0.01) 288.6 0 0.61
Julian date, Julian date squared, Sex, Age, Watchpoint 293.6 5 0.64
LM Julian date (β = 0.1 ± 0.03, p < 0.05), Sex (Males, β = 1 ± 0.4, p < 0.05), Age (Adults, β = 1.7 ± 0.8, p < 0.05) 22.39 0 0.48
Julian date, Julian date squared, Sex, Age 24.12 1.73 0.49
  1. Parameters estimates ± standard errors are shown together with p values for the best models. The best models are shown in italics, below the full models are reported