AnAge entry for Turdus merula

Classification (HAGRID: 00996)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Turdidae
                    Genus: Turdus
Species
Turdus merula
Common name
Common blackbird and Eurasian blackbird

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
21.8 years (wild)
Source
ref. 450
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
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
103.2 g
Postnatal growth rate
0.476 days-1 (from logistic function)

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 179757
Animal Diversity Web
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Encyclopaedia of Life
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 9187
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