AnAge entry for Egretta garzetta

Classification (HAGRID: 01872)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Ardeidae
                    Genus: Egretta
Species
Egretta garzetta
Common name
Little egret

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.3 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
312 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.248 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174816
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 188379
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