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Chronological age, biological age, and individual variation in the stress response in the European starling: A follow-up study

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Competing Interests

The authors declare that they have no competing interests.

Author Contributions

Annie Gott conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Clare Andrews conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Maria Larriva Hormigos conceived and designed the experiments, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, hormonal analysis.

Karen Spencer conceived and designed the experiments, analyzed the data, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft, hormonal analysis.

Melissa Bateson conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, contributed reagents/materials/analysis tools, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Daniel Nettle conceived and designed the experiments, performed the experiments, analyzed the data, prepared figures and/or tables, authored or reviewed drafts of the paper, approved the final draft.

Animal Ethics

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

The Animal Welfare and Ethics Review Board, Newcastle University, approved this research.

Data Deposition

The following information was supplied regarding data availability:

Zenodo

DOI: 10.5281/zenodo.1317793

https://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.1317793

Funding

This research was funded by the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) under grants BB/J016446/1 and BB/J016292/1; a doctoral training studentship to AG; and a David Phillips fellowship to KS. The project has also received funding from the European Research Council (ERC) under the European Union’s Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme (grant agreement no. AdG 666669 (COMSTAR). The funders had no role in study design, data collection and analysis, decision to publish, or preparation of the manuscript.


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