AnAge entry for Ciconia ciconia

Classification (HAGRID: 01313)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Ciconia
Species
Ciconia ciconia
Common name
European white stork

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
39 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Wild birds may live and reproduce past 30 years of age [0438]. In captivity these animals have been reported to live up to 48 years [0972], but this has not been verified.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
33 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
3,350 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.17 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174907
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8928
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