AnAge entry for Haematopus ostralegus

Classification (HAGRID: 00385)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Haematopodidae
                    Genus: Haematopus
Species
Haematopus ostralegus
Common name
Eurasian oystercatcher

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
43.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, these animals have been known to live up to 43.3 years [0450].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
480 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.119 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.9100 W
Body mass
449.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006481 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176469
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 31908
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