AnAge entry for Megascops asio

Classification (HAGRID: 01349)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Strigiformes
                Family: Strigidae
                    Genus: Megascops
Species
Megascops asio
Common name
Eastern screech-owl
Synonyms
Otus asio

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.7 years
Source
Multiple references, please see bibliography below
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Animals in captivity may live up to 20 years. In the wild, the average longevity has been estimated at 3.6 years [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
29 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
11 g
Adult weight
164.1 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.264 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.5860 W
Body mass
166.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.003530 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 686658
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account (if available)
Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 81905
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Ageing Literature
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