AnAge entry for Riparia riparia

Classification (HAGRID: 00794)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Hirundinidae
                    Genus: Riparia
Species
Riparia riparia
Common name
Bank swallow

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
10 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

In the wild, most animals do not live more than 4 years [0444].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
15 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
1.6 g
Adult weight
12.7 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.2328 W
Body mass
13.6 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.017118 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178436
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 88110
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