AnAge entry for Elanus caeruleus

Classification (HAGRID: 00220)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Accipitridae
                    Genus: Elanus
Species
Elanus caeruleus
Common name
Black-winged kite

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum lifespan in the wild has been reported to be 6 years [0001].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175284
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 387830
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