R Dataset / Package Stat2Data / Sparrows


On this R-data statistics page, you will find information about the Sparrows data set which pertains to Sparrows. The Sparrows data set is found in the Stat2Data R package. You can load the Sparrows data set in R by issuing the following command at the console data("Sparrows"). This will load the data into a variable called Sparrows. If R says the Sparrows data set is not found, you can try installing the package by issuing this command install.packages("Stat2Data") and then attempt to reload the data. If you need to download R, you can go to the R project website. You can download a CSV (comma separated values) version of the Sparrows R data set. The size of this file is about 2,239 bytes.



Weight and wing length for a sample of Savannah sparrows


A dataset with 116 observations on the following 3 variables.

R project statistics dataset table
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.


Dataset imported from https://www.r-project.org.

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Dataset License
GNU General Public License v2.0
Documentation License
GNU General Public License v2.0

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