AnAge entry for Egretta caerulea

Classification (HAGRID: 01871)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Ardeidae
                    Genus: Egretta
Species
Egretta caerulea
Common name
Little blue heron
Synonyms
Florida caerulea, Florida caerulea caerulea

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 576
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
23 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
339.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.258 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174827
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 110682
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