Zebra Finches Update 2

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This week one clutch of my finches has hatched. I am working daily to record their masses and comb through the video data from the nest box camera files. From this, I will be able to record how often they beg and how often the parent visits the nest. On day 5, when they begin […]

Final Summary: Drawing Conclusions

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It is hard to believe the summer is already over – it seems like just yesterday I was tagging my first toad! Field work has its challenges (mosquitos, bad weather, MUD) but overall I have found the experience to by highly rewarding. I have enjoyed getting to be outside all day studying species that fascinate […]

Blog Post 3: Analyzing Data

This is an exciting time! Finally, after a long summer field season, we are able to start analyzing our hard won data! I hope to have some nice clean charts in my final blog post, but first I will simply describe the methods I have been using to analyze our various data sets. To analyze […]