Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-22-1-012-1012-Cygnus atratus-Fivebough Swamp-Fivebough Swamp-12.01-HeBSW-1

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Cygnus (Chenopis) atratus (Latham, 1790) | Black Swan recorded on 2015-10-22


Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-22-1-012-1012-Cygnus atratus-Fivebough Swamp-Fivebough Swamp-12.01-HeBSW-1
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution id in94
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present


Record date 2015-10-22
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Cygnus (Chenopis) atratus
Supplied scientific name "Cygnus atratus"
Taxon rank species
Common name Black Swan
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Genus Cygnus
Species Cygnus atratus
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Latham, 1790)
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Locality Fivebough Swamp Fivebough Swamp Fivebough Swamp
Latitude -34.5127
Supplied as: "-34.5127"
Longitude 146.3913
Supplied as: "146.3913"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Fivebough Swamp
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude -34.5127
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 146.3913

Additional properties

count type 1
fx group He
mdba name MDBA_AWS
percent filled 5
replicate count 1
spp code BSW
subwetland name Fivebough Swamp
subwetland number 12.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 80
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 012
verbatim time 1012
wetland area 282
wetland area surveyed 0
wetland complex Fivebough Swamp

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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow less than 3 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow less than 3 months
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
Land use Irrigated pastures and cropping
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Lowland
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW9
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Lower Murrumbidgee Alluvium (deep; Calivil Formation and Renmark Group) (GS28)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Lower Murrumbidgee Deep Alluvium (GS28b)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW9
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Murrumbidgee
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS15
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Murrumbidgee
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys MURRUMBIDGEE
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lowland
NRM Regions 2010 Murrumbidgee
NRM Regions 2014 Riverina
NRM Regions 2015 Riverina
NRM Regions 2017 Riverina
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Riverina
Stubble practice - dominant (area) Stubble ploughed in
Stubble practice - dominant (number) Stubble ploughed in
Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Riverina
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Riverina
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Murrumbidgee
IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
IBRA 7 Subregions Murrumbidgee
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Savanna
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential irrigated croplands
Agroclimatic classification of Australia "Mediterranean" climate, but with drier cooler winters and less growth than Classic "Mediterranean" climate
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
States including coastal waters New South Wales (including Coastal Waters)
ASGS Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Australian States and Territories New South Wales
Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Riverina
Local Government Areas 2011 Leeton (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Leeton
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LEETON SHIRE COUNCIL
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barapa Barapa, Muthi Muthi, Nari Nari, Wiradjuri
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water (2019) Barkandji, Barapa Barapa, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Githabul, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Guwamu (Kooma), Kambuwal, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Maraura, Murrawarri, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa, Nyeri Nyeri, Tati Tati, Wadi Wadi, Wail
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water Barapa Barapa, Muthi Muthi, Nari Nari, Nyeri Nyeri, Wadi Wadi, Walgalul, Wamba Wamba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Barapa Barapa, Mutthi Mutthi, Nari Nari, Nyeri Nyeri, Wadi Wadi, Wolgalu, Wemba Wemba, Weki Weki, Wiradjuri
NSW Local Land Services Regions Riverina
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 12
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1864
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) LEETON
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) RIVERINA
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FARRER
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) GRIFFITH - LEETON
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) LEETON
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) LEETON
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MURRAY
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Leeton (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Sensitive Data Layers
Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
Geological Regions of Australia Darling Region
Surface Geology of Australia Czsws
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Riverine Plain
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
Land cover Built-up
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
Vegetation - condition Replaced
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 1.3140907E7 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.02928 t/ha
Potassium 0.088207 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6787
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.0156
Endemism 0.0025474506
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0026072923
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 5.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 1350.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 5.319378 index
Species Richness 346.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.29777458
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 46.2 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 30.896667 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 23.18 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9014912
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.1080148
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 24.8525 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.878333 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.360016 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.38706216
Aridity index - month max 0.95
Aridity index - month min 0.108926415
Evaporation - annual mean 150.54825 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 9955.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 290.5958 mm
Evaporation - month min 40.0 mm
Evaporation - variability 23.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.16 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 76.18157 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.764683 %
Humidity - month max relative 91.84894 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.82455 %
Humidity - month min relative 46.83902 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.83902 %
Precipitation - annual 421.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 418.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 35.916668 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.11219512
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 115.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 29.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 6.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 90.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.95652175
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.045045044
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 97.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 44.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 10.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 119.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 17.9 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 40.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.6 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 22.809166 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.6 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 8.883333 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 28.700012 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.6 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 2.58 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.1 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.5 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.7 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 22.2 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.46 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.83 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.96
Temperature - warmest month min 15.77 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 32.8 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 23.9 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.1 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 151.97021 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 455.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 119.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 30.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 97.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 13.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 99.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 47.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 129.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 167.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 291.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 33.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 94.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 223.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5703.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 324.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 240.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 129.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.117047 degrees
Distance - to coast 3.636 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.32999998 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.117047 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 190371.45 m
Remoteness index 3.1446238
Drainage - average 71.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 169.0 %
Runoff - average 216.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 2.745098 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 9.5 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 60.751087
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 77.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.55 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 35.0 %
Bulk density 1.5919095 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.89820933 %
Clay % 47.711056 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 8.4 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.35
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.69
Nutrient status 1.55 index
Ph - soil 5.0 ph
Soil depth 1.0 m
Soil pedality 3.6562815
Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 68.4032
Weathering Intensity V2 4.22433 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 23.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 24.083334 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 138.0 m
Elevation 131.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.30791324 degrees
Topographic relief 3.490784 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.1889114 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3354 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 53.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 31.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 35.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0188 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 53.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 5.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5853 NDVI