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Table 1 REML Mixed Models of factors affecting four aspects of male colour: red throat index, eye intensity, body intensity, and body darkness

From: Females sample more males at high nesting densities, but ultimately obtain less attractive mates

Colour measurement Fixed effect F df P
Red Throat Index Male Density 7.61 1, 18.28 0.01
Nesting Status 5.40 1, 126.8 0.02
Quadratic Day of Season 7.54 1, 15.85 0.01
Quadratic Day of Season x Male Density 4.62 1, 16.14 <0.05
Eye Intensity Male Density 0.01 1, 16.80 0.92
Nesting Status 1.53 1, 126.4 0.22
Day of Season 2.87 1, 19.14 0.12
Body Intensity Male Density 1.76 1, 15.00 0.20
Nesting Status 2.48 1, 125.8 0.12
Day of Season 0.51 1, 17.35 0.48
Body Darkness Male Density 0.84 1, 15.07 0.38
Nesting Status 3.78 1, 122.9 >0.05
Day of Season 1.81 1, 17.69 0.20
  1. Replicate pool was a random effect in all models and significant results are indicated in bold