Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-15-3-036-828-Ardea/Egretta sp.--Upper Darling River-36.01-LaEGR-1

HumanObservation of Ardea (Ardea) | Egrets recorded on 2015-10-15

Dataset

Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-15-3-036-828-Ardea/Egretta sp.--Upper Darling River-36.01-LaEGR-1
Basis of record Human observation
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution code MDBA
Occurrence status present
Institution id in94
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Record date 2015-10-15
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ardea (Ardea)
Supplied scientific name "Ardea/Egretta sp."
Taxon rank subgenus
Common name Egrets
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Genus Ardea
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type INFORMAL
Verbatim taxon rank species

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Local government area Bourke (A)
Locality Upper Darling River Upper Darling River
Latitude -30.56417
Longitude 145.0189
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Upper Darling River
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 145.0189
Verbatim latitude -30.56417

Additional properties

count type 3
fx group La
mdba name MDBA_AWS
percent filled 1
proportion 50
replicate count 1
spp code EGR
subwetland name Upper Darling River
subwetland number 36.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 2
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 036
verbatim time 828
wetland area 71969
wetland area surveyed 719.6900024414

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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Irrigation practice - dominant 1. No practices reported
Land use Grazing of native pastures
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lowland
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW7
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) Darling Alluvium
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Upper Darling Alluvium (GS42)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Upper Darling Alluvium (GS42)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW13
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Intersecting Streams
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS17
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Intersecting Streams
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys WARREGO
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lowland
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Floodplain Wetlands
NRM Regions 2010 Western
NRM Regions 2014 Western
NRM Regions 2015 Western
NRM Regions 2017 Western
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Western
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
Biodiversity
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Darling Riverine Plains
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Louth Plains
IBRA 7 Regions Darling Riverine Plains
IBRA 7 Subregions Louth Plains
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
Climate
Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid climate that is too dry to support field crops. Soil moisture tends to be greatest in winter
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire
Fire regime niches Tussock grassland (tropical semi-arid/arid)
Hydrology
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions DARLING RIVER
Marine
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
Political
ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Parkes
Local Government Areas 2011 Bourke (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Bourke
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 BOURKE SHIRE COUNCIL
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Budjiti, Euahlayi, Murrawarri, Ngemba, Wailwan
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Murrawarri, Ngemba, Wailwan
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barkandji, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu (Kooma), Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Murrawarri, Ngemba
NSW Local Land Services Regions Western
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 5
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 834
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BOURKE - BREWARRINA
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BOURKE - COBAR - COONAMBLE
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST AND ORANA
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) PARKES
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) PARKES
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BOURKE
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BOURKE - SURROUNDS
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
PSMA Localities (2018) LOUTH
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (NSW)
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Bourke (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Substrate
Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qa
Topography
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Lower Darling Plain
Vegetation
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Tussock Grasslands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mitchell grass (Astrebla) tussock grasslands
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
Vegetation - condition Modified
Vegetation types - native Tussock grasslands
Vegetation types - present Tussock grasslands

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.016545 t/ha
Potassium 0.031039 t/ha
Biodiversity
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7261
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9657
Endemism 0.0014936258
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0015323089
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 2111.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 5.209193 index
Species Richness 340.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
Climate
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.1502008
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 64.54 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 22.701668 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.77 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.77037233
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.29312062
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.741667 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.405 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.640015 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.131537
Aridity index - month max 0.239899
Aridity index - month min 0.07096437
Evaporation - annual mean 226.56773 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 7143.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 396.2001 mm
Evaporation - month min 79.2 mm
Evaporation - variability 32.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.08 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 68.22244 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.299118 %
Humidity - month max relative 87.582146 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.097305 %
Humidity - month min relative 42.337673 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.337673 %
Precipitation - annual 290.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 305.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 24.416666 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.43801653
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 69.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 15.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 55.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.7922078
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 24.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.2580645
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 89.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 38.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 89.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.8 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.0 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 26.696667 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.2 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 11.905833 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 31.300018 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.9 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.86 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.2 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.1 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.2 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.6 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.32 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.13
Temperature - warmest month min 19.84 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.1 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.0 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.9 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 193.6272 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 332.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 67.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 66.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 28.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 99.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 44.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 113.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 200.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 301.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 51.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 122.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 138.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 136.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5900.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 352.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 274.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 267.0 degrees C * 10
Distance
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.06403124 degrees
Distance - to coast 6.923698 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12369317 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06403124 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 361227.3 m
Remoteness index 16.24018
Hydrology
Drainage - average 2.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 220.0 %
Runoff - average 207.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.2617801 Percentage
Social
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
Substrate
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 28.25755
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 114.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.27 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 52.0 %
Bulk density 1.4325069 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.31269988 %
Clay % 48.81426 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.3846154 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.15
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.27
Nutrient status 1.85 index
Ph - soil 5.0 ph
Soil depth 1.2 m
Soil pedality 3.7546608
Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 21.59091
Weathering Intensity V2 3.93442 Weathering Intensity Index
Topography
Aspect 277.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 13.083333 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 93.0 m
Elevation 94.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.033989575 degrees
Topographic relief 1.761856 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.1227613 %
Vegetation
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1846 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 29.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 74.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 26.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0017 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 20.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3733 NDVI