AnAge entry for Geococcyx californianus

Classification (HAGRID: 01362)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Cuculiformes
                Family: Cuculidae
                    Genus: Geococcyx
Species
Geococcyx californianus
Common name
Greater roadrunner

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 445
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Oldest banded individual recovered was 7 years old. One specimen lived 9 years in captivity [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
20 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
14 g
Adult weight
376 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.109 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
1.4661 W
Body mass
284.7 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.005150 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177836
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8947
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