AnAge entry for Nycticorax nycticorax

Classification (HAGRID: 01877)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Ardeidae
                    Genus: Nycticorax
Species
Nycticorax nycticorax
Common name
Black-crowned night heron

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.1 years (wild)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, most animals do not live more than 3 years [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
25 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
24.2 g
Adult weight
800 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174832
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 8901
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