Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Dfa, Dfb, Dfc migrate:
COMPLETE = 2.8 ecozone: THn food: biCi
MRE = 0.049 habitat: 0iTf gender: Dg
SMSE = 0.076 embryo: Tnwf reprod: O

Zero-variate data
ab12.5 12.28 (0.01758)dage at birthSmit1991
tx 14 13.97 (0.001974)dtime since birth at fledgingWiki
tR365 383.1 (0.04962)dtime since birth at 1st broodSmit1991
am4526 4692 (0.03671)dlife spanSmit1991
Li12.5 12.46 (0.003182)cmultimate total lengthSmit1991
Wwb0.729 0.7225 (0.008967)gwet weight at birthSmit1991
WwR15.63 15.55 (0.004612)gwet weight at 1st broodSmit1991
Wwi15.63 15.55 (0.004612)gultimate wet weightSmit1991
Ri0.0274 0.02716 (0.00858)#/dmaximum reprod rateSmit1991
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tJX_f see Fig. 1 (0.2054)time since birthfeeding rateSmit1991
tJX_m see Fig. 1 (0.2167)time since birthfeeding rateSmit1991
tW see Fig. 2 (0.02705)time since birthwet weightSmit1991
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalPoecile atricapillusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1184cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9953-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1182J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7982-growth efficiency


  • It is well known for its capacity to lower its body temperature during cold winter nights (ref: Wiki)


  • [Wiki]
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Smit1991] S. M. Smith. The Black-Capped Chickadee. Behavioral Ecology and Natural History. Comstock Publishing Associates, Ithaca, 1991.

Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2010/10/02 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/26)

accepted: 2016/11/26

refer to this entry as: AmP Poecile atricapillus version 2016/11/26