Data from: The early bird gets the worm: foraging strategies of wild songbirds lead to the early discovery of food sources

Damien R. Farine & Stephen D. J. Lang
Animals need to manage the combined risks of predation and starvation in order to survive. Theoretical and empirical studies have shown that individuals can reduce predation risk by delaying feeding (and hence fat storage) until late afternoon. However little is known about how individuals manage the opposing pressures of resource uncertainty and predation risks. We suggest that individuals should follow a two-part strategy: prioritising the discovery of food early in the day and exploiting the...
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