AnAge entry for Quiscalus major

Classification (HAGRID: 00814)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Icteridae
                    Genus: Quiscalus
Species
Quiscalus major
Common name
Boat-tailed grackle
Synonyms
Cassidix major

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
13.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Questionable
Observations

Considering the longevity of similar species, the maximum longevity of these animals could be significantly underestimated.

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
13 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
6.64 g
Adult weight
152.6 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.386 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179108
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 84780
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