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Dataset to estimate the effect of American Golden Plover nests on predation rates on artificial shorebird nests

DOI: 10.7287/peerj.preprints.1929v1/supp-1

Additional Information

Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Marie-Andrée Giroux conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Myriam Trottier-Paquet conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Joël Bêty contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Vincent Lamarre analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Nicolas Lecomte conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, wrote the paper, reviewed drafts of the paper.

Animal Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The experiment and field protocols were approved by the Université de Moncton Animal Care Committee (permit # 14-05), by the Department of Environment – Government of Nunavut (permit # WL-2014-039), and by the Canadian Wildlife Service (permits #NUN-SCI-14-04).

Ethics

The following information was supplied relating to ethical approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The experiment and field protocols were approved by the Université de Moncton Animal Care Committee (permit # 14-05).

Field Study Permissions

The following information was supplied relating to field study approvals (i.e., approving body and any reference numbers):

The experiment and field protocols were approved by the Department of Environment – Government of Nunavut (permit # WL-2014-039), and by the Canadian Wildlife Service (permits #NUN-SCI-14-04).

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

The raw data has been supplied as a Supplemental Dataset.

Funding

The following study was funded by the Canada Foundation for Innovation, Canada Research Chairs, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada, Université de Moncton, Government of Nunavut, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada, and Polar Continental Shelf Project. The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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