AnAge entry for Psittacula cyanocephala

Classification (HAGRID: 02128)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Psittaciformes (Taxon entry)
                Family: Psittacidae
                    Genus: Psittacula
Species
Psittacula cyanocephala
Common name
Plum-headed parakeet
Synonyms
Psittacula cyanicephala, Psittacula intermedia

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

One specimen lived for 18.8 years in captivity [0669]. Maximum longevity could be underestimated in this species. 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
66 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 554894
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Taxonomy ID 232645
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