AnAge entry for Chaetura vauxi

Classification (HAGRID: 01144)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Apodidae
                    Genus: Chaetura
Species
Chaetura vauxi
Common name
Vaux's swift

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

There is little information concerning the lifespan of these animals, though they have been reported to live up to 5.1 years in the wild [0579].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
19 days
Clutch size
6 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
1.5 g
Adult weight
17 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.4 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178002
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 46511
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