AnAge entry for Ciconia episcopus

Classification (HAGRID: 00491)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Ciconiiformes
                Family: Ciconiidae
                    Genus: Ciconia
Species
Ciconia episcopus
Common name
Woolly-necked stork

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
32 years (captivity)
Source
Zoe Bryant, pers. comm.
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

One wild-born female specimen was estimated to be at least 32 years of age and still alive at London Zoo in 2020. She was no longer receptive to the male for breeding, although she successfully bred and reared a chick before (Zoe Bryant, pers. comm.).

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
2,061 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 174908
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 52776
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