Keywords: regression, transformation.
Cairns (1988) analysed the relation between population and foraging area for seabird colonies. The following table presents their data for 22 black-legged kittiwake (a northern gull) colonies of Scotland's Shetland and Orkney Islands. Area is km2 and Population is the number of breeding pairs.
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|Cairns, D. K. (1988). The regulation of seabird colony size: a hinterland model. The American Naturalist, 134(1), 141-146.|
|Hamilton, L. C. (1992). Regression with Graphics. Duxbury Press, Belmont, California. Chapter 2, Exercise 7.|