AnAge entry for Plegadis falcinellus

Classification (HAGRID: 01076)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Pelecaniformes
                Family: Threskiornithidae
                    Genus: Plegadis
Species
Plegadis falcinellus
Common name
Glossy ibis
Synonyms
Plegadis falcinellus falcinellus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
26.8 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 649
Sample size
Large
Data quality
High
Observations

One specimen lived for 26.8 years in captivity [0649].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
1,095 days
Male sexual maturity
1,095 days
Incubation
21 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
166 g
Adult weight
431.2 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174924
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Taxonomy ID 52788
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