AnAge entry for Caprimulgus vociferus

Classification (HAGRID: 01170)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Caprimulgiformes
                Family: Caprimulgidae
                    Genus: Caprimulgus
Species
Caprimulgus vociferus
Common name
Whip-poor-will

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15 years (wild)
Source
ref. 445
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One banded male was recaptured 15 years later [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
19 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
5.4 g
Adult weight
54 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177961
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 57400
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