AnAge entry for Sterna forsteri

Classification (HAGRID: 01248)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Charadriiformes
                Family: Laridae
                    Genus: Sterna
Species
Sterna forsteri
Common name
Forster's tern

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

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

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
730 days
Male sexual maturity
730 days
Incubation
23 days
Clutch size
3 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
1
Weight at hatching
13.78 g
Adult weight
158 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.201 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 176887
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 297819
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