AnAge entry for Nymphicus hollandicus

Classification (HAGRID: 02094)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Nymphicus
Species
Nymphicus hollandicus
Common name
Cockatiel

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived for 35 years in captivity [0669]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 3 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
90 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 177497
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 13180
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