AnAge entry for Neopsephotus bourkii

Classification (HAGRID: 02090)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Neopsephotus
Species
Neopsephotus bourkii
Common name
Bourke's parrot
Synonyms
Neophema bourki

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
12.6 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One specimen lived 12.6 years in captivity [0669]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 2 years of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 554881
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 309878
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