AnAge entry for Phasianus colchicus

Classification (HAGRID: 00589)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Galliformes
                Family: Phasianidae
                    Genus: Phasianus
Species
Phasianus colchicus
Common name
Common pheasant

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
27 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

In the wild, mortality is high and only 5% of animals survive up to age 3 [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
240 days
Male sexual maturity
240 days
Incubation
24 days
Clutch size
11 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
18.5 g
Adult weight
1,095 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.043 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175905
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9054
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