AnAge entry for Asio flammeus

Classification (HAGRID: 02163)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Strigiformes
                Family: Strigidae
                    Genus: Asio
Species
Asio flammeus
Common name
Short-eared owl

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.8 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

There are anecdotal reports of animals living up to 28 years but these have not been confirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
25 days
Clutch size
6 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
16 g
Adult weight
406 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.098 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177935
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56267
Entrez
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Ageing Literature
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