Level of local human disturbance and feeding state determines escape behaviour in Eurasian Oystercatchers

Published: 5 August 2021| Version 1 | DOI: 10.17632/rd6n2xjwwx.1
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This file contains the data on which the paper entitled - “Level of local human disturbance and feeding state determines escape behaviour in Eurasian Oystercatchers" was based. The data can be cited as: Azaki, DA Bukola; Cresswell, Will (2021), Primary data for "Level of local human disturbance and feeding state determines escape behaviour in Eurasian Oystercatchers", Mendeley Data, V1, doi: 10.17632/rd6n2xjwwx.1 day - the day of the month in which the observation was made month - the month of the year in which the observation was made year - the year in which the observation was made hour - the hour of the day in which the observation was made minutes - the minutes of the hour of the day in which the observation was made hourt - the predicted hour of low tide minutest - the predicted minutes of the hour of low tide tideh - the predicted low tide height timeobs - the time of observation converted to numeric scale using the formula (hour+(minutes/60) timetide - the time of low tide converted to numeric scale using the formula (hour+(minutes/60) tide - tide phase as low or high tide site - the site in which the observation was made humanp - whether humans were present or not habitat - the type of habitat the focal bird was in during the observation numple - the number of people within about 150 meters of the focal bird sightd - the distance at which the bird was first sighted by the researcher startd - the distance at which the researcher commenced intentional, direct approach towards the focal bird fid - the distance at which the focal bird responded by moving away (either by running or flying) in response to the researcher numoys - the number of Eurasian Oystercatchers present within a 10-meter radius of the focal bird. numobirds - the number of other birds within a 10-meter radius of the focal bird tgroups - the total number of birds within a 10-meter radius of the focal bird flocktyp - whether the flock consisted of the same species or of two or more species nearestn - the distance between the focal bird and its nearest neighbour activity - the activity that the focal bird was engaged in at the start of the approach

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