AnAge entry for Larus delawarensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01227)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Larus
Species
Larus delawarensis
Common name
Ring-billed gull

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

In the wild, most animals do not live more than 5 years [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
21 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
36.3 g
Adult weight
518.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
2.9174 W
Body mass
439.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.006646 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176830
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 126683
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