Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-21-3-025-1346-Anas superciliosa-Lowbidgee complex-Lowbidgee floodplain-25.01-DuBDU-1

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Anas (Anas) superciliosa Gmelin, 1789 | Grey duck recorded on 2015-10-21


Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-21-3-025-1346-Anas superciliosa-Lowbidgee complex-Lowbidgee floodplain-25.01-DuBDU-1
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Associated Occurrence Status Associated record
Inferred Associated Occurrences The occurrence is associated with a representative record.
For more information see Inferred associated occurrence details
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution id in94
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present
Duplicate status ASSOCIATED


Record date 2015-10-21
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Anas (Anas) superciliosa
Supplied scientific name "Anas superciliosa"
Taxon rank species
Common name Grey duck
Supplied common name "Pacific black Duck"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Anseriformes
Family Anatidae
Genus Anas
Species Anas superciliosa
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Gmelin, 1789
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Locality Lowbidgee complex Lowbidgee floodplain Piggery Lake
Latitude -34.42722
Supplied as: "-34.42722"
Longitude 143.7583
Supplied as: "143.7583"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Lowbidgee floodplain
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude -34.42722
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 143.7583

Additional properties

count type 3
fx group Du
mdba name MDBA_AWS
percent filled 60
proportion 80
replicate count 1
spp code BDU
subwetland name Piggery Lake
subwetland number 25.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 2
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 025
verbatim time 1346
wetland area 150
wetland area surveyed 90
wetland complex Lowbidgee complex

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Inferred associated occurrence details

This record is associated with the representative record. This mean another record has been detected to be similar to this record, and that the other record (the representative record) has the most detailed information for the occurrence. More information about the duplication detection methods and terminology in use is available here:

Representative Record
Record UUID aab93a8f-63ad-4247-9442-f52483922767
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Anas superciliosa
Coordinates -34.4272170330391,143.758167
Related records
Record UUID 338703c2-70ec-4eef-951d-0e71588662fa
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Anas superciliosa
Coordinates -34.42722,143.7583

Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Yanga
CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Murrumbidgee Valley
CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Murrumbidgee Valley
CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Yanga
CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Yanga
CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Yanga
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
Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Lowbidgee Floodplain IBA
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
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 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
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Floodplain Wetlands
NRM Regions 2010 Murrumbidgee
NRM Regions 2014 Murray
NRM Regions 2015 Murray
NRM Regions 2017 Murray
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Murray
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 Murray
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) Remote rangelands
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: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
Fire regime niches Eucalypt forest (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 Farrer
Local Government Areas 2011 Wakool (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Wakool
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MURRAY RIVER 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 Murray
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 41
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 860
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LOWER MURRAY
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MURRAY
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FARRER
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FARRER
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BALRANALD - WENTWORTH - SURROUNDS
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) WAUGORAH
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) MURRAY-DARLING
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Wakool (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Sensitive Data Layers
Fruit Fly Exclusion Zone - Tri State FFEZ
Geological Regions of Australia Murray Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qa
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
IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Open shrublands
Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Inland aquatic - freshwater, salt lakes, lagoons
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Freshwater, dams, lakes, lagoons or aquatic plants
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Nature Conservation Reserve
Vegetation - condition Modified
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 1.3140907E7 $
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3844
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.775
Endemism 0.0011027971
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0011850905
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 6091.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 4.6511283 index
Species Richness 450.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.1955523
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 47.78 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 22.006666 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 16.55 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9995421
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -4.5117733E-4
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.709167 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.234167 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.76001 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.2375831
Aridity index - month max 0.5416667
Aridity index - month min 0.08862438
Evaporation - annual mean 154.52673 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 7524.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 285.35095 mm
Evaporation - month min 48.0 mm
Evaporation - variability 18.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.12 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 75.374405 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.557564 %
Humidity - month max relative 92.40907 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.07779 %
Humidity - month min relative 46.52651 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.52651 %
Precipitation - annual 303.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 300.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 25.416666 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.019736841
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 82.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 21.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 61.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.987013
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.012987013
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 70.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 31.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 85.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.2 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 39.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.1 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 23.466667 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.2 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 9.606667 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 27.899994 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 29.9 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.41 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.5 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.4 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.3 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.48 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.86 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.86
Temperature - warmest month min 15.99 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.5 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.2 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.1 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 188.00125 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 349.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 87.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 23.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 77.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 13.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 77.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 36.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 100.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 171.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 290.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 37.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 102.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 239.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5329.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 327.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 239.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 138.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 3.608559 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 311424.38 m
Remoteness index 6.439997
Drainage - average 1.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 157.0 %
Runoff - average 22.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.607935 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 42.00569
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 1.5199476 %
Clay % 48.81426 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.3846154 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.23
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.45
Nutrient status 1.85 index
Ph - soil 7.0 ph
Soil depth 1.2 m
Soil pedality 3.7546608
Water holding capacity 33500.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 42.77543
Weathering Intensity V2 3.76926 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 281.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 5.7916665 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 63.0 m
Elevation 63.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0620863 degrees
Topographic relief 2.599895 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.1714555 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3123 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 60.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 23.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 34.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 43.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0222 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 1.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 51.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.6192 NDVI