AnAge entry for Coragyps atratus

Classification (HAGRID: 01068)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Cathartidae
                    Genus: Coragyps
Species
Coragyps atratus
Common name
Black vulture

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25.5 years (wild)
Source
ref. 576
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,920 days
Male sexual maturity
2,920 days
Incubation
35 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
70 g
Adult weight
2,270 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.1 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175272
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33614
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