AnAge entry for Vireo atricapilla

Classification (HAGRID: 01026)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Passeriformes
                Family: Vireonidae
                    Genus: Vireo
Species
Vireo atricapilla
Common name
Black-capped vireo
Synonyms
Vireo atricapillus

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
12 years (wild)
Source
ref. 427
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

Females normally breed in their first year, while males breed as yearlings [0445]. The oldest banded bird was 12 years of age [0427].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
15 days
Clutch size
4 (oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
1 g
Adult weight
8.65 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

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ITIS 178990
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 424701
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