Bubo virginianus (Great horned owl):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.047
SMSE = 0.070

Zero-variate data
ab 27 27.05 (0.001756)dage at birthAnAge
tx 46 46.01 (0.0002326)dtime since birth at fledgingHoffSetz1947
tR730 534.2 (0.2682)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am1.059e+04 1.185e+04 (0.119)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb34.7 34.84 (0.003983)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwi1608 1602 (0.003901)gultimate wet weight for femalesWiki
Wwim1224 1225 (0.0007435)gultimate wet weight for malesWiki
Ri0.008219 0.008208 (0.001377)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW1 see Fig. 1 (0.05706)time since birthwet weightHoffSetz1947
tW2 see Fig. 1 (0.03697)time since birthwet weightHoffSetz1947
tW3 see Fig. 1 (0.04318)time since birthwet weightHoffSetz1947
tW4 see Fig. 1 (0.0317)time since birthwet weightHoffSetz1947
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBubo virginianusUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1581cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9905-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1206J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7994-growth efficiency


  • Males are assume to differ from females by {p_Am} only


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bubo_virginianus.
  • [AnAge] http://genomics.senescence.info/species/entry.php?species=Bubo_virginianus.
  • [ChapDies1984] S. B. Chaplin, D. A. diesel, and J. A. Kasparie. Body temperature regulation in red-tailed hawks and great horned owls: Responses to air temperature and food deprivation. The Condor, 86:175--181, 1984.
  • [HoffSetz1947] D. F. Hoffmeister and H. W. Setzer. The postnatal development of two broods of great horned owls. Technical report, Univ. Kansas, Lawrence, 1945.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, 2017/01/13

accepted: 2017/01/13

refer to this entry as: AmP Bubo virginianus version 2017/01/13 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/