AnAge entry for Eolophus roseicapilla

Classification (HAGRID: 01241)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Eolophus
Species
Eolophus roseicapilla
Common name
Galah
Synonyms
Eolephus roseicapillus, Eolophus roseicapillus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
40 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 40 years in captivity [0575]. It has been reported that these animals can live up to 72.8 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
300 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.173 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
1.2480 W
Body mass
268.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.004645 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 714023
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