AnAge entry for Selasphorus rufus

Classification (HAGRID: 01158)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Apodiformes
                Family: Trochilidae
                    Genus: Selasphorus
Species
Selasphorus rufus
Common name
Rufous hummingbird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
8.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Small
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
16 days
Clutch size
2 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
3.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.38 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.0685 W
Body mass
3.8 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.018034 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 178040
Animal Diversity Web
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 29060
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