AnAge entry for Phoeniconaias minor

Classification (HAGRID: 01088)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Phoenicopteriformes
                Family: Phoenicopteridae
                    Genus: Phoeniconaias
Species
Phoeniconaias minor
Common name
Lesser flamingo
Synonyms
Phoenicopterus minor

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
41 years (wild)
Source
ref. 991
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One ringed bird was recovered 41 years later [0991].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Gestation
Clutch or litter size
Breedings per year
Weight at birth
Adult weight
1,500 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174978
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 704175
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