How does mantling change by hour?

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A stacked bar chart where the height of each bar is the total number of feedings within each hour of the day. The three different colors used refer to the week 1, 2, and 3 during data collection. The number of times nestlings mantle their prey increases from week 1 to week 3 with the highest peaks in the afternoon.

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Reading the Graph: When do nestlings mantle their prey the most throughout the day? How does this change as the weeks advance and the nestlings get older? Find out and see if you notice any other patterns by simplifying the graph with the interactive feature. Look for the checked boxes under “Choose What to Display,” to toggle on and off the different choices.

Notes: For each hour of the day, the height of the bars refers to the total number of mantling events for that hour. The different colors refer to the three weeks of data collection (week 1 = 05/21 – 05/28, week 2 = 05/29 – 06/05, week 3 = 06/06 – 06/13). Also, keep in mind that some hours of the day and weeks were better covered by participants than others. See what the time watched data look like here and consider how it might affect the patterns observed in this visualization.