AnAge entry for Eclectus roratus

Classification (HAGRID: 02061)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Eclectus
Species
Eclectus roratus
Common name
Eclectus parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
28.5 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 28.5 years at San Diego Zoo. It stopped breeding four years before it died [0669]. It has been reported that these animals can live up to 40.8 years in captivity [0979], but this has not been verified; the same study reported that these animals can breed from about 3 years of age in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
440 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.128 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177542
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 176024
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