AnAge entry for Poecile atricapillus

Classification (HAGRID: 00879)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Paridae
                    Genus: Poecile
Species
Poecile atricapillus
Common name
Black-capped chickadee
Synonyms
Parus atricapillus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
12.4 years (wild)
Source
ref. 579
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, the average longevity is 2.5 years. Record longevity in the wild is 12.4 years [0437].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
180 days
Male sexual maturity
180 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
7 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
1 g
Adult weight
10.4 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.48 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2520 W
Body mass
10.3 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.024466 W/g

References

External Resources

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ITIS 554382
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