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posted on 03.01.2017, 14:05 by Jenélle Dowling, Michael S. Webster
Supplemental figure 3. Variation in male aggressive response across types of simulated intrusions (solo male, solo female or mated pair) and between male plumage types (brown vs. red/black, all red/black males subjects were 3 or more years old). All simulated intrusions were done during the female's receptive stage.; Supplemental figure 4. Effect of male age and plumage type on: the male's duet rate with his mate (proportion of female songs the male answered to form a duet) (a), proportion of a male's time present he spent <10 meters from his mate (b), and proportion of the observation the male spent on territory (c), with data split into old and young red-black and brown males. Points show mean ± one standard error. Points with different letters are significantly different at P<0.05.; Two types of Red-backed Fairywren males: philandering red-black male on the left, attentive brown male with a female on the right.; Supplemental document includes detailed methods and four tables. Supplemental Table 1: Results of mixed models, describing the effect of male age/plumage, breeding stage and auxiliary presence on four male mate guarding behaviors: the male's duet rate with his mate, male mate following, male time close to mate and time male spent on his territory. Supplemental Table 2: Results of linear mixed model used to determine how male aggressive response varied with his plumage type (red/black vs. brown), the type of intrusion simulated (solo male, solo female or mated pair) and interactions.Supplemental Table 3: Correlations of 4 behavioral response variables with the first principle component in a principle component analysis. Supplemental Table 4: Results of mixed models, describing number of within-pair, extra-pair and total young sired by each male age/plumage type.