AnAge entry for Cacatua leadbeateri

Classification (HAGRID: 01215)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Cacatua
Species
Cacatua leadbeateri
Common name
Pink cockatoo
Synonyms
Cacatura leadbeateri

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
83 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 852
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen named "Cookie", acquired in 1934 at the age of 1, died in 2016 in Brookfield Zoo, making it 83 years-old [0852]. It is one of the longest-lived birds on record. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 5 years of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
390 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 554838
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 471713
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