Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-15--010--Anas superciliosa--Cuttaburra Channels-10.01-DuBDU-1

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Anas (Anas) superciliosa Gmelin, 1789 | Grey duck recorded on 2015-10-15


Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-10-15--010--Anas superciliosa--Cuttaburra Channels-10.01-DuBDU-1
Basis of record Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Licence CC-BY-Int
Institution id in94
Occurrence status PRESENT
Supplied as present


Record date 2015-10-15
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 Cuttaburra Channels Cuttaburra Channels
Latitude -30.5087
Supplied as: "-30.5087"
Longitude 144.2418
Supplied as: "144.2418"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Cuttaburra Channels
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude -30.5087
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 144.2418

Additional properties

fx group Du
mdba name MDBA_AWS
replicate count 1
spp code BDU
subwetland name Cuttaburra Channels
subwetland number 10.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 40
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 010
wetland area 0
wetland area surveyed 0

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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 Five practices equal
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 GW13
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units New South Wales Great Artesian Basin Warrego Shallow (GS35)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) NSW GAB Warrego Shallow (GS35)
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 PAROO
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones lowland
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Non-wetland
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) No practices reported
Stubble practice - dominant (number) No practices reported
Tillage practice - dominant (area) Other cultivation
Tillage practice - dominant (number) None = other cultivations
Area management
National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Western
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions Mulga Lands
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Cuttaburra-Paroo
IBRA 7 Regions Mulga Lands
IBRA 7 Subregions Cuttaburra-Paroo
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australia Mulga Shrublands
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) Desert: hot (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Desert
Fire regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions PAROO 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 Central Darling (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Central Darling
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Barkindji, Bigambul, Budjiti, Euahlayi, Guwamu/Kooma, Kambuwal, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Kunja, Kwiambul, Maljangapa, Murrawarri, Ngarabal, Ngemba, Wailwan, 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 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) 49
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2255
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FAR WEST
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) BROKEN HILL AND FAR WEST
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) FAR WEST
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) BROKEN HILL - SURROUNDS
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) NORTH-WESTERN NSW
PSMA Localities (2018) TILPA
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Very Remote Australia
PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) BARWON
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Central Darling (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Geological Regions of Australia Eromanga Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Central Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Warwick Lowland
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
Land cover Native shrublands and heathlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Acacia Shrublands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mulga (Acacia aneura) open woodlands and sparse shrublands +/- tussock grass
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Leasehold
Vegetation - condition Modified
Vegetation types - native Acacia shrublands
Vegetation types - present Acacia shrublands

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 3923430.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.032069 t/ha
Potassium 0.025295 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.1159
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 0.0
Endemism 2.3517718E-4
Endemism (Non-marine) 2.4624754E-4
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 490.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 4.101692 index
Species Richness 100.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 0.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.12977098
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 65.13 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 20.88 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 9.24 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.80730164
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.23441978
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.753334 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.349167 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.769989 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.11010649
Aridity index - month max 0.19230671
Aridity index - month min 0.060560536
Evaporation - annual mean 233.96538 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 6020.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 406.84784 mm
Evaporation - month min 84.20048 mm
Evaporation - variability 33.0 %
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 67.49004 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 52.97337 %
Humidity - month max relative 86.851944 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 67.95513 %
Humidity - month min relative 42.163254 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.163254 %
Precipitation - annual 255.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 276.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 21.832535 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.6138905
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 57.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 12.995207 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 55.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.81152475
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 25.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.2281734
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 87.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 36.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 88.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 20.0 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 27.1 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 26.703333 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.2 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 11.866667 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 31.300476 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 32.1 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.87 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.1 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.1 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.3 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 12.7 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.33 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.14
Temperature - warmest month min 19.78 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.2 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 28.1 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.8 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 210.59465 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 298.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 62.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 13.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 58.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 28.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 93.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 42.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 100.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 199.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 305.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 48.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 135.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 6017.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 353.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 275.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 268.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
Distance - to coast 6.720751 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.5108816 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 399772.6 m
Remoteness index 16.819437
Drainage - average 3.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 173.0 %
Runoff - average 203.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 24.844797
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 1.3888515 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.1596925 %
Clay % 56.736748 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.12857144 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.12
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.22
Nutrient status 2.0 index
Ph - soil 6.0 ph
Soil depth 1.4 m
Soil pedality 4.1
Water holding capacity 22000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 17.307604
Weathering Intensity V2 4.65232 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 358.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 17.166666 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 101.0 m
Elevation 98.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.11444754 degrees
Topographic relief 4.70816 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.3893904 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1353 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 17.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 52.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 8.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0053 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.3 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 17.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 1.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2593 NDVI