AnAge entry for Ammodramus savannarum

Classification (HAGRID: 00706)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Emberizidae
                    Genus: Ammodramus
Species
Ammodramus savannarum
Common name
Grasshopper sparrow

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.4/year
MRDT
Not yet available
Maximum longevity
9.1 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, males appear to live on average 3 years with an annual mortality rate of 0.4 [0552]. Record longevity from banding studies is 9.1 years [0427].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
11 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
2 g
Adult weight
17.6 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.1796 W
Body mass
13.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.013014 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 179333
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 135422
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