AnAge entry for Bubulcus ibis

Classification (HAGRID: 01869)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Ardeidae
                    Genus: Bubulcus
Species
Bubulcus ibis
Common name
Cattle egret
Synonyms
Bubulcus ibis ibis

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In Hawaii, reported to breed twice a year and year round [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
22 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
19.1 g
Adult weight
390 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.22 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174803
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 110668
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