AnAge entry for Cuculus canorus

Classification (HAGRID: 01361)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cuculiformes
                Family: Cuculidae
                    Genus: Cuculus
Species
Cuculus canorus
Common name
Common cuckoo and Eurasian cuckoo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
111.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.8380 W
Body mass
111.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.007509 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177822
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 55661
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