AnAge entry for Podiceps cristatus

Classification (HAGRID: 01942)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Podicipediformes
                Family: Podicipedidae
                    Genus: Podiceps
Species
Podiceps cristatus
Common name
Great crested grebe

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
19.2 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Maximum longevity from banding studies is 19.2 years [0450].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 174491
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 345573
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