AnAge entry for Polytelis alexandrae

Classification (HAGRID: 02112)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Polytelis
Species
Polytelis alexandrae
Common name
Alexandra's parrot

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
23.9 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 669
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One female lived 23.9 years in captivity [0669]. In captivity, these animals have been known to breed from about 2 years of age [0979].

Life history traits (averages)

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

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 177557
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 492515
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