AnAge entry for Sturnus vulgaris

Classification (HAGRID: 01787)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Sturnidae
                    Genus: Sturnus
Species
Sturnus vulgaris
Common name
European starling

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

IMR
0.5/year
MRDT
8 years
Maximum longevity
22.9 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
Sample size
Large
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations
No observations are presently available

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
365 days
Male sexual maturity
365 days
Incubation
12 days
Clutch size
5 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
2
Weight at hatching
6.4 g
Adult weight
74 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.409 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

Typical body temperature
Not yet available
Basal metabolic rate
0.8770 W
Body mass
75.0 g
Metabolic rate per body mass
0.011693 W/g

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179637
Animal Diversity Web
ADW account
Encyclopaedia of Life
Search EOL
NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9172
Entrez
Search all databases
Ageing Literature
Search Google Scholar or Search PubMed or Search Scirus
Images
Google Image search
Internet
Search Google