SparrowsR Documentation

Sparrow Measurements


Weight and wing length for a sample of Savannah sparrows


A dataset with 116 observations on the following 3 variables.

Treatment Nest adjustment: control, enlarged, or reduced
Weight Weight (in grams)
WingLength Wing length (in mm)


Priscilla Erickson from Kenyon College collected data on a stratified random sample of 116 Savannah sparrows at Kent Island. Nests that were reduced, controlled (no change), or enlarged.


We thank Priscilla Erickson and Professor Robert Mauck from the Department of Biology at Kenyon College for allowing us to use these data.