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Table 1 Sample sizes, mean wing length (mm) and female body mass for each species included in the study

From: Spatial variation in avian bill size is associated with humidity in summer among Australian passerines

Species Common Name Number of Individuals Mean Wing Length (mm) Mean Female Mass (g)
Maluridae
Malurus cyaneus Superb Fairy-wren 39 50.13 9.6
Malurus lamberti Variegated Fairy-wren 99 47.63 8.1
Malurus leucopterus White-winged Fairy-wren 77 46.65 7.3
Malurus melanocephalus Red-backed Fairy-wren 72 42.69 7.5
Acanthizidae
Acanthiza apicalis Inland Thornbill 113 51.84 6.9
Acanthiza lineata Striated Thornbill 170 52.16 7.2
Acanthiza nana Yellow Thornbill 82 49.52 6.3
Acanthiza pusilla Brown Thornbill 105 51.00 6.9
Acanthiza reguloides Buff-rumped Thornbill 65 52.84 7.2
Acanthiza uropygialis Chestnut-rumped Thornbill 100 50.69 6.2
Aphelocephala leucopsis Southern Whiteface 121 58.53 12.4
Sericornis frontalis White-browed Scrubwren 85 55.88 12.5
Sericornis magnirostris Large-billed Scrubwren 90 56.20 9.3
Smicrornis brevirostris Weebill 65 49.63 5.8
Meliphagidae
Acanthorhynchus tenuirostris Eastern spinebill 31 65.90 10
Acanthagenys rufogularis Spiny-cheeked Honeyeater 102 111.13 42.8
Anthochaera carunculata Red Wattlebird 41 151.91 101.1
Conopophila rufogularis Rufous-throated Honeyeater 46 71.16 10.6
Entomyzon cyanotis Blue-faced Honeyeater 97 146.91 97.4
Epthianura tricolor Crimson Chat 38 66.92 10.7
Gavicalis virescens Singing Honeyeater 79 89.28 23.9
Lichenostomus melanops Yellow-tufted Honeyeater 99 85.81 24.5
Lichmera indistincta Brown Honeyeater 95 65.82 9.3
Manorina flavigula Yellow-throated Miner 100 124.84 55.8
Manorina melanocephala Noisy Miner 64 137.16 57.9
Meliphaga lewinii Lewin’s Honeyeater 86 98.56 31.9
Melithreptus albogularis White-throated Honeyeater 81 70.93 11
Myzomela obscura Dusky Honeyeater 51 67.47 10.7
Nesoptilotis leucotis White-eared Honeyeater 49 91.13 20.1
Phylidonyris novaehollandiae New Holland Honeyeater 83 76.07 19.2
Phylidonyris pyrrhoptera Crescent Honeyeater 67 72.69 13.9
Ptilotula penicillata White-plumed Honeyeater 130 80.08 17.3
Ptilotula plumula Grey-fronted Honeyeater 67 76.29 16.8
Stomiopera unicolor White-gaped Honeyeater 43 95.33 29.1
Pardalotidae
Pardalotus punctatus Spotted Pardalote 72 57.20 8.4
Pardalotus striatus Striated Pardalote 60 64.79 11.3
  1. We report female body mass from [52], and mean wing length calculated from individuals included in the study