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Table 2 Result of posthoc tests for all statistically significant terms in the best model

From: Risk of predation: a critical force driving habitat quality perception and foraging behavior of granivorous birds in a Nigerian forest reserve

Significant variables Contrast Estimate SE t ratio p-value
Food type Groundnut = millet 0.389 0.071 5.937 < 0.001
Groundnut = rice 1.589 0.066 24.235 < 0.001
Millet = rice 1.200 0.058 18.298 < 0.001
Hab*microhab Gallery forest: cover = open ‒ 1.512 0.089 16.304 < 0.001
Rocky outcrops: cover = open ‒ 0.335 0.093 ‒ 3.610 < 0.001
Savannah: cover = open ‒ 0.788 0.081 ‒ 8.497 < 0.001
Hab*timday Gallery forest: morning = afternoon ‒ 0.049 0.063 ‒ 0.524 0.601
Rocky outcrops: morning = afternoon ‒ 0.705 0.080 ‒ 7.600 < 0.001
Savannah: morning = afternoon 0.530 0.098 5. 714 < 0.001
Microhab*timday Morning: cover = open ‒ 0.739 0.086 ‒ 9.576 < 0.001
Afternoon: cover = open ‒ 1.018 0.076 ‒ 13.441 < 0.001