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Table 1 Food density at each stage of winter at Shengjin Lake

From: Foraging behavior of the Greater White-fronted Goose (Anser albifrons) wintering at Shengjin Lake: diet shifts and habitat use

Habitat type Food density (g/m2) Statistical test
Early winter Middle winter Late winter χ2 P
Mudflat 19.23 ± 6.78 19.08 ± 1.87 12.21 ± 5.10 3.07 0.21
Meadow 295.64 ± 46.07 595.88 ± 27.08 304.35 ± 136.58 5.98 0.05
Paddy field 110.17 ± 32.40 45.22 ± 20.57 13.83 ± 4.09 8.02 0.018
  1. If P > 0.05, then there was no statistically significant difference, according to the Kruskal–Wallis H test