AnAge entry for Lonchura oryzivora

Classification (HAGRID: 00744)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Estrildidae
                    Genus: Lonchura
Species
Lonchura oryzivora
Common name
Java sparrow
Synonyms
Padda oryzivora

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
Not yet established
Observations

Surprisingly little is known about the lifespan of these animals. Their life expectancy in captivity is 2 to 3 years, but Java sparrows living up to 7 years have been reported [0445]. Anecdotal reports suggest these animals may live over 9 years in captivity.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
14 days
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
2.5
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
24.8 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 916658
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