AnAge entry for Grus canadensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01428)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Gruiformes
                Family: Gruidae
                    Genus: Grus
Species
Grus canadensis
Common name
Sandhill crane

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
36.6 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Though animals are mature earlier, breeding normally only begins at about age 5 [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
29 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
114.2 g
Adult weight
3,890 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.047 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176177
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 40820
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