AnAge entry for Caracara cheriway

Classification (HAGRID: 00542)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Falconiformes
                Family: Falconidae
                    Genus: Caracara
Species
Caracara cheriway
Common name
Crested caracara
Synonyms
Caracara cheriway audubonii, Polyborus plancus audubonii, Polyborus audubonii

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
32 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
51.17 g
Adult weight
1,031 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175595
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 1094198
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