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Table 3 Results of model selection (best model) for avian richness along elevational gradients in Mardi Himal Trekking route

From: Correlates of avifaunal diversity along the elevational gradient of Mardi Himal in Annapurna Conservation Area, Central Nepal

Species group Best model R2 Adjusted R2 AICc P value
Overall species (summer) DW + P(S) 0.44 0.38 146.6 0.005
Overall species (winter) A + P(W) 0.63 0.59 139.68 < 0.001
Large-ranged species DW + P(W) 0.54 0.49 150.71 < 0.001
Small-ranged species DW + P(S) 0.42 0.36 133.82 0.006
Frugivorous A + P(W) 0.39 0.32 154.32 0.011
Carnivorous P(W) + T(W) 0.44 0.38 80.34 0.004
Insectivorous A + T(W) 0.28 0.2 137.79 0.049
Omnivorous DW + P(W) + T(W) 0.32 0.21 121.46 0.072
  1. A land area of 100 m elevational band, DW distance to the nearest water source, P(S) mean precipitation of summer season, P(W) mean precipitation of winter season, T(W) mean temperature of winter season