AnAge entry for Columba livia

Classification (HAGRID: 01329)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Columbiformes
                Family: Columbidae
                    Genus: Columba
Species
Columba livia
Common name
Rock dove

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
35 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One captive specimen reportedly lived to the age of 35 [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
140 days
Male sexual maturity
140 days
Incubation
18 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
3
Weight at hatching
15.2 g
Adult weight
358.7 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.28 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177071
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8932
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