Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: BSk, BWk migrate: Ml
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: THn food: biCi, xiHn
MRE = 0.023 habitat: 0iTh gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.028 embryo: Tnpf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab 15 15.02 (0.001507)dage at birthVlec1981
tx 21 20.94 (0.002743)dtime since birth at fledgingGreeHoug2008
tR365 390.4 (0.06956)dtime since birth at 1st broodAboutanimals
am3960 4081 (0.03047)dlife spanADW
Lb0.64 3.894 (5.084)cmlength at birth/hatchingAllaboutBirds
Li 9 8.986 (0.001542)cmultimate lengthWill2002
Wwb0.33 0.3344 (0.01343)gwet weight at birthGreeHoug2008
Wwx4.16 4.087 (0.01759)gwet weight at fledgingGreeHoug2008
Wwi4.16 4.11 (0.0119)gultimate wet weightGreeHoug2008
Ri0.01644 0.01657 (0.007708)#/dmaximum reprod rateAllaboutBirds
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.07841)time since birthwet weightGreeHoug2008
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalArchilochus alexandriUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.3773cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9667-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1143J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7991-growth efficiency


  • Body temperature drops at night (ref: Wiki)


  • Body temperature only on target after a few days, as discussed in Kooy2010 section 4.11.2
  • Length at birth is ignored, because tail and bill contribute a lot to length and they are born naked with a short bill


Bibtex file with references for this entry

JÚssica Morais, 2017/05/03

accepted: 2017/07/03

refer to this entry as: AmP Archilochus alexandri version 2017/07/03