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Table 3 The numeric summary of Common Terns on and off-bout durations

From: Assessing nest attentiveness of Common Terns via video cameras and temperature loggers

Site Time of day Status Nest successful n \(\bar{x}\) SD Median IQR Significance1
Poplar Morning On Y 30 214.83 372.07 23 204 DEF
Off Y 38 5.97 4.87 4.5 4 A
Peak On Y 13 161.62 284.19 22 146 DEF
Off Y 18 2.56 0.62 2.5 1 B
Cooling On Y 41 128.56 333.39 36 111 DEF
Off Y 46 2.83 1.37 2 1 B
Night On Y 57 137.35 238.38 44 118 C
Off Y 58 5.41 5.42 3 4 A
Morning On N 162 47.90 85.00 20 34.25 DE
Off N 157 3.71 4.43 2 2 B
Peak On N 105 36.80 39.15 28 35 DEF
Off N 104 2.83 1.92 2 1 B
Cooling On N 126 31.71 40.77 17.5 27.75 D
Off N 127 31.55 129.06 3 5 A
Night On N 34 64.29 75.09 31.5 70.75 EF
Off N 29 126.07 179.98 19 243 DEF
Skimmer Morning On N 133 162.74 536.74 42 126 A
Off N 142 2.55 3.29 2 1 B
Peak On N 103 69.50 82.26 37 108.5 A
Off N 109 3.75 6.45 2 1 C
Cooling On N 373 27.87 37.06 13 29 D
Off N 410 32.03 117.18 2 2 E
Night On N 48 242.21 253.61 147 280.25 F
Off N 30 214.50 267.27 74 413 ADFE
  1. aDifferent letters signify statistically significant differences (p < 0.05) in distributions based upon a pairwise Wilcoxon test with a Benjamini & Hochberg correction
  2. The numeric summary of the duration (minutes) of on and off-bouts by Common Terns at nests on Poplar and Skimmer Islands as a function of the time of day during which the bout began and whether or not the nest is thought to have hatched at least one chick