AnAge entry for Egretta thula

Classification (HAGRID: 01874)

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

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
22.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 577
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One banded bird was 22.8 years of age when recovered [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
18 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
20 g
Adult weight
314 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174813
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 110681
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