AnAge entry for Botaurus stellaris

Classification (HAGRID: 01046)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
11.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
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
1,325 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174859
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 188376
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