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Table 2 Foraging habitat uses of the geese over the three different stages of winter

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

Habitat typesForaging habitat uses (%)Statistical test
Early winterMiddle winterLate winterχ2P
Meadow53.21 ± 9.21a51.91 ± 6.85a56.04 ± 12.06a2.180.118
Mudflat17.01 ± 8.52a5.20 ± 1.11ab2.15 ± 2.17b4.250.021
Paddy field1.01 ± 0.45a15.21 ± 4.33a2.12 ± 1.04a1.980.214
  1. If two stages have the same lowercase letters, they were not statistically significantly different (P > 0.05), according to the Kruskal–Wallis H test