AnAge entry for Bucephala albeola

Classification (HAGRID: 01106)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Anseriformes
                Family: Anatidae
                    Genus: Bucephala
Species
Bucephala albeola
Common name
Bufflehead
Synonyms
Glaucionetta albeola

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
18.7 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
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
30 days
Clutch size
8 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
23.8 g
Adult weight
400 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175145
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 279934
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