AnAge entry for Aquila chrysaetos

Classification (HAGRID: 01020)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Accipitridae
                    Genus: Aquila
Species
Aquila chrysaetos
Common name
Golden eagle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
48 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 437
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In captivity, these animals have been reported to live up to 48 years [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
40 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
110.6 g
Adult weight
4,800 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.126 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
4.9929 W
Body mass
3000.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.001664 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175407
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8962
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