AnAge entry for Aix sponsa

Classification (HAGRID: 01074)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Aix
Species
Aix sponsa
Common name
Wood duck

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 577
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
31 days
Clutch size
12 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
23.7 g
Adult weight
452.8 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.2470 W
Body mass
448.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005016 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175122
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8833
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