AnAge entry for Gymnogyps californianus

Classification (HAGRID: 01069)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Cathartidae
                    Genus: Gymnogyps
Species
Gymnogyps californianus
Common name
California condor
Synonyms
Vultur californianus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
45 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

On average, these animals live 15.5 years [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,190 days
Male sexual maturity
2,190 days
Incubation
57 days
Clutch size
1 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
185.3 g
Adult weight
11,175 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175274
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33616
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