AnAge entry for Chlidonias niger

Classification (HAGRID: 01212)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Chlidonias
Species
Chlidonias niger
Common name
Black tern
Synonyms
Chilidonias niger

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Tiny
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
21 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
7.25 g
Adult weight
60 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.374 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176959
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 279945
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