AnAge entry for Alcedo atthis

Classification (HAGRID: 01346)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Coraciiformes
                Family: Alcedinidae
                    Genus: Alcedo
Species
Alcedo atthis
Common name
Common kingfisher

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.3780 W
Body mass
34.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.011020 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554549
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 36245
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