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Before releasing them back into the wild, Douglas measured the birds' fitness through a stress response hormone called corticosterone—the bird equivalent of cortisol.
The team found a linear relation between distance from the compressors and baseline corticosterone; birds nesting closest had lower stress hormone levels.
The researchers measured levels of the stress hormone corticosterone in adult females and nestlings of the three species at all the nest boxes over three years.
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