AnAge entry for Mycteria americana

Classification (HAGRID: 01323)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Mycteria
Species
Mycteria americana
Common name
Wood stork

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 668
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One captive animal lived for 27 years [0668].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,460 days
Male sexual maturity
1,460 days
Incubation
30 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
62 g
Adult weight
2,500 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.125 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174897
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33587
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