AnAge entry for Apus melba

Classification (HAGRID: 00319)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Apodidae
                    Genus: Apus
Species
Apus melba
Common name
Alpine swift
Synonyms
Tachymarptis melba

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
26 years (wild)
Source
ref. 729
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 555003
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