Bucorvus leadbeateri (Southern ground hornbill):  

Predictions & Data for this entry

Model:  std  

MRE = 0.056
SMSE = 0.067

Zero-variate data
ab 42 42.19 (0.004635)dage at birthGunnGunn2012
tx 86 86.08 (0.0009108)dtime since birth at fledgingMsim2004
tR730 585.9 (0.1974)dtime since birth at 1st broodSpeaMorr2005
am2.555e+04 2.573e+04 (0.007218)dlife spanSpeaMorr2005
Li109.5 109.8 (0.002679)cmultimate total lengthALR2012
Wwb 55 52.53 (0.045)gwet weight at birthGunnGunn2012
WwR3768 3975 (0.05487)gwet weight at 1st broodTacuCrai2013
Wwi3768 3975 (0.05487)gultimate wet weightTacuCrai2013
Ri0.005479 0.005333 (0.02664)#/dmaximum reprod rate Msim2004, Mabu2012
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.1706)time since birthwet weightGunnGunn2012
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalBucorvus leadbeateriUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.1881cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9906-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 333J/d.cm^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.8019-growth efficiency


  • [Wiki] http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bucorvus_leadbeateri.
  • [ALR2012] http://animals.jrank.org/.
  • [Mabu2012] http://www.mabulagroundhornbillconservationproject.org.za.
  • [GunnGunn2012] M. Gunn, D. Gunn, L. Kemp, and A. Kemp. http://www.mabulagroundhornbillconservationproject.org.za/, 2012. Personal communication.
  • [Kooy2010] S.A.L.M. Kooijman. Dynamic Energy Budget theory for metabolic organisation. Cambridge Univ. Press, Cambridge, 2010.
  • [Msim2004] A. Msimanga. Breeding biology of southern ground hornbill Bucorvus leadbeateri in Zimbabwe: impacts of human activities. Bird Conservation International, 14:S63--S68, 2004.
  • [SpeaMorr2005] D. Spear, K. Morrison, B. Daly, M. du Plessis, A. Turner, and Y. Friedmann. Southern ground hornbill population and habitat viability assessment (phva). Technical report, Southern African Wildlife College, South Africa, 2005.
  • [TacuCrai2013] R. Tacutu, T. Craig, A. Budovsky, D. Wuttke, G. Lehmann, D. Taranukha, J. Costa, V. E. Fraifeld, and J. P. de Magalhães. Human ageing genomic resources: Integrated databases and tools for the biology and genetics of ageing. Nucleic Acids Research, 41:D1027--D1033, 2013.

Bibtex files with references for this entry

Carlos MGL Teixeira, 2012/07/31 (last modified by Bas Kooijman 2016/11/26)

accepted: 2016/11/26

refer to this entry as: AmP Bucorvus leadbeateri version 2016/11/26 bio.vu.nl/thb/deb/deblab/add_my_pet/