AnAge entry for Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax

Classification (HAGRID: 00697)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Corvidae
                    Genus: Pyrrhocorax
Species
Pyrrhocorax pyrrhocorax
Common name
Red-billed chough

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
20.3 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 575
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In a 20-year study in the wild, reproductive performance first improved with age and then declined amongst females, the latter possibly caused by reproductive senescence [0801].

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
277.8 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.275 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 562653
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 56790
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