AnAge entry for Plegadis chihi

Classification (HAGRID: 01897)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Threskiornithidae
                    Genus: Plegadis
Species
Plegadis chihi
Common name
White-faced ibis
Synonyms
Plegadis chichi

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.4 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 649
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, the oldest individual found in one study was 9 years old [0444]. One animal was still alive after 20.4 years in captivity [0649].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
21 days
Clutch size
3.5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
29.35 g
Adult weight
487.5 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174926
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 302533
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