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Table 3 Correlations between host traits.

From: Comparative tests of ectoparasite species richness in seabirds

  Body Mass Wingspan Body Size Bill Length Longevity Clutch Size Population Size Geographic Range
Body Mass 1        
Wingspan 0.88 1       
Body Size 0.95 0.91 1      
Bill Length 0.82 0.75 0.89 1     
Longevity 0.45 0.52 0.51 0.52 1    
Clutch Size -0.28 -0.36 -0.37 -0.23 -0.39 1   
Population Size -0.24 -0.18 -0.19 -0.26 0.02 0.06 1  
Geographic Range -0.34 -0.23 -0.27 -0.31 -0.04 0.61 0.52 1
  1. Highly correlated variables are shown in bold (coefficient of correlation r = 0.6).