AnAge entry for Pheucticus melanocephalus

Classification (HAGRID: 01473)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Cardinalidae
                    Genus: Pheucticus
Species
Pheucticus melanocephalus
Common name
Black-headed grosbeak

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
25 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 445
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity from banding studies was 11.9 years [0818]. One specimen lived 25 years in captivity [0445].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
3 g
Adult weight
42 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179140
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 371919
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