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Table 2 Subset of generalized linear mixed effect models explaining variation in female incubation behavior in Great Tits (ΔAICc < 2) derived using the dredge function (Bartoń 2018)

From: Diurnal patterns of ambient temperature but not precipitation influence incubation behavior in Great Tits

ResponseModelsAICcΔ AICcAICc weight
Number of off-bouts per day= ß0 + ambient temp552.340.000.38
= ß0 + ambient temp + day of incubation553.200.860.25
= ß0 + ambient temp + total clutch volume553.571.230.21
= ß0 + ambient temp + precipitation554.021.680.16
Nest attendance (0/1)= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + total clutch volume399.990.000.17
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period400.060.070.17
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + total clutch volume + day of incubation400.410.420.14
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + day of incubation400.470.480.13
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + total clutch volume + precipitation400.860.870.11
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + precipitation400.930.940.11
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + total clutch volume + day of incubation + precipitation401.351.360.09
= ß0 + ambient temp + diurnal period + day of incubation + precipitation401.411.420.08
Duration of off-bouts (min)= ß0 + ambient temp*time of day + day of incubation4793.950.000.68
= ß0 + ambient temp*time of day + day of incubation + total clutch volume4795.411.460.32