AnAge entry for Botaurus lentiginosus

Classification (HAGRID: 01867)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Ardeidae
                    Genus: Botaurus
Species
Botaurus lentiginosus
Common name
American bittern

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 576
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.7412 W
Body mass
600.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004569 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174856
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 110661
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