AnAge entry for Phoenicopterus chilensis

Classification (HAGRID: 01911)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Phoenicopteriformes
                Family: Phoenicopteridae
                    Genus: Phoenicopterus
Species
Phoenicopterus chilensis
Common name
Chilean flamingo

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
36.7 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 600
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Demographic studies in captivity suggested these are slow ageing animals [0600]. Some anecdotal evidence indicates these animals may live up to 60 years.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
2,277 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 562025
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 117000
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