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Table 2 Behavioural responses of bank voles foraging in a risk-uniform landscape.

From: Foraging under uniform risk from different types of predators

Variable Intake (g) Nr of Trays Conc. Of Effort Nr. of Bouts Latency
Factor df F p df F p df F p df F p df F p
Weasel Odour 1,24 8,20 0.008 1,23 0,12 0.73 1,19 2,800 0.11 1,6 14,07 0.009 1,8 7,92 0.022
Av. Pred, Risk 1,30 1,40 0.001 1,31 0,19 0.008 1,32 5,500 0.026 1,10 7,180 0.022 1,11 6,11 0.031
Season 2,9 1,25 0.332 2,10 0.83 7,90 2,10 1,400 0.28 2,8 1,740 0.239 2,50 0,004 0.95
Avian Pred. * Seas.           2,10 8,930 0.002    
Weasel. Od. * Seas.           2,6 20,41 0.006    
  1. Treatments were weasel odour (present or absent) and avian predation risk (ground cover present or absent) in an ongoing season (three months). The most parsimonious linear mixed models are shown. Non-significant factor interactions were removed.