AnAge entry for Anser albifrons

Classification (HAGRID: 00267)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Anser
Species
Anser albifrons
Common name
Greater white-fronted goose

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
47 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 445
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One female specimen in captivity reportedly lived and laid eggs until 46 or 47 years of age [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
27 days
Clutch size
5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
90.3 g
Adult weight
2,681 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175020
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 50365
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