AnAge entry for Sialia mexicana

Classification (HAGRID: 01814)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Turdidae
                    Genus: Sialia
Species
Sialia mexicana
Common name
Western bluebird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
14 days
Clutch size
5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1.5
Weight at hatching
2.9 g
Adult weight
26.5 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.422 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.4230 W
Body mass
27.5 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.015382 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179806
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 189536
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