AnAge entry for Gypaetus barbatus

Classification (HAGRID: 00223)

Taxonomy
Kingdom: Animalia
    Phylum: Chordata
        Class: Aves (Taxon entry)
            Order: Accipitriformes
                Family: Accipitridae
                    Genus: Gypaetus
Species
Gypaetus barbatus
Common name
Bearded vulture

Lifespan, ageing, and relevant traits

Maximum longevity
40 years (captivity)
Source
ref. 1
Sample size
Medium
Data quality
Acceptable
Observations

The maximum lifespan recorded for these animals is 40 years, when in captivity [0001]. However, it has been reported that these animals can reach almost 11 years of age in the wild [1343].

Life history traits (averages)

Female sexual maturity
2,544 days
Male sexual maturity
Incubation
Clutch size
(oviparous)
Clutches per year
Weight at hatching
Adult weight
5,070 g
Postnatal growth rate

Metabolism

No information on metabolism is available.

References

External Resources

Integrated Taxonomic Information System
ITIS 175483
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NCBI Taxonomy
Taxonomy ID 33610
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