AnAge entry for Haliaeetus albicilla

Classification (HAGRID: 00228)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Accipitridae
                    Genus: Haliaeetus
Species
Haliaeetus albicilla
Common name
White-tailed sea-eagle

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

While some animals may be sexually mature at age 4, first breeding normally does not occur until later [0444]. One captive specimen reportedly lived to the age of 42 [0001]. There is also one mention to animals living up to 95 years [1146], but this has not been confirmed.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
41 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
6,697 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.14 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 175419
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8969
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