AnAge entry for Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis

Classification (HAGRID: 00495)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Ephippiorhynchus
Species
Ephippiorhynchus senegalensis
Common name
Saddle-billed stork

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
30.2 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 668
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Although there are anecdotal reports suggesting longer lifespans, the oldest animal of this species on record is an individual at Zurich Zoo that lived to the age of 30.2 years [0668].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
6,163 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174915
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52785
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