AnAge entry for Falco cherrug

Classification (HAGRID: 00545)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Falconiformes
                Family: Falconidae
                    Genus: Falco
Species
Falco cherrug
Common name
Saker falcon

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
15.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 0450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

In the wild, these animals can live at least 15 years [0450], and possibly over 20-25 years. There are reports of animals living up to 29 years, which is possible, but these have not been confirmed [1146].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175633
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 345164
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