Predictions & Data for this entry

Model: std climate: Dfc, ET migrate: Ml phylum:
COMPLETE = 2.5 ecozone: TH food: biCvf class:
MRE = 0.099 habitat: 0iTht, 0iThh gender: Dg order:
SMSE = 0.211 embryo: Tnsfm reprod: O family:

Zero-variate data
ab 21 20.99 (0.0005849)dage at birthAnAge
tx 22 22.05 (0.002414)dtime since birth at fledgingWiki
tR1095 404.5 (0.6306)dtime since birth at 1st broodAnAge
am1.241e+04 1.255e+04 (0.0114)dlife spanAnAge
Wwb13.1 13.02 (0.00583)gwet weight at birthAnAge
Wwi100 105.7 (0.05658)gultimate wet weightAnAge
Ri0.005479 0.0055 (0.003734)#/dmaximum reprod rateAnAge
Uni-variate data
DatasetFigure(RE)Independent variableDependent variableReference
tW see Fig. 1 (0.08407)time since birthwet weightKlaaBech1989
Pseudo-data at Tref
DataGeneralised animalSterna paradisaeaUnitDescription
v 0.02 0.4499cm/denergy conductance
kap 0.8 0.9897-allocation fraction to soma
kap_R 0.95 0.95-reproduction efficiency
p_M 18 1676J/^3vol-spec som maint
k_J 0.002 0.0021/dmaturity maint rate coefficient
kap_G 0.8 0.7995-growth efficiency


  • Average annual roundtrip length of about 90,000 km (56,000 mi) for birds nesting in the Netherlands; by far the longest migrations known in the animal kingdom. (ref: Wiki)


  • Body temperature only on target after a few days, see Kooy2010


  • The creation of this entry was supported by the Norwegian Science Council (NFR 255295)


Bibtex file with references for this entry

Bas Kooijman, Starrlight Augustine, 2017/01/17

accepted: 2017/01/17

refer to this entry as: AmP Sterna paradisaea version 2017/01/17