AnAge entry for Melospiza melodia

Classification (HAGRID: 01543)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Emberizidae
                    Genus: Melospiza
Species
Melospiza melodia
Common name
Song sparrow

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
11.3 years (wild)
Source
ref. 580
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2.5
Weight at hatching
1.5 g
Adult weight
22.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2500 W
Body mass
19.1 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.013089 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179492
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 44397
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