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Species: Philetairus socius

Taxonomic class: Aves

Population type: free-ranging

Geographical location: Kimberley, South Africa

Data collection technique: mark recapture

Interaction type: social projection bipartite

Definition of interaction: A network edge was drawn between individuals that used the same nest chambers either for roosting or nest-building at any given time within a series of observations at the same colony in the same year, either together in the nest chamber at the same time or at different times.

Edge weight type: unweighted

Total duration of data collection: 10 months

Time resolution of data collection (within a day):

Time span of data collection (within a day): focal follow/ad libitum

Note: Networks represent social data collected from 23 colonies of sociable weavers




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Dijk, René E., et al. "Cooperative investment in public goods is kin directed in communal nests of social birds." Ecology letters 17.9 (2014): 1141-1148.