Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-11-09-3-021-1125-Ardea alba--Lake Cowal-21.01-LaLGE-1

HumanObservation of Ardea alba | Great egret recorded on 2015-11-09

Dataset

Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-11-09-3-021-1125-Ardea alba--Lake Cowal-21.01-LaLGE-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 2015-11-09
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ardea alba
Taxon rank species
Common name Great egret
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Genus Ardea
Species Ardea alba
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Verbatim taxon rank species

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Local government area Forbes (A)
Locality Lake Cowal Lake Cowal
Latitude -33.6208
Longitude 147.4900
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Lake Cowal
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 147.4900
Verbatim latitude -33.6208

Additional properties

count type 3
fx group La
mdba name MDBA_AWS
percent filled 40
proportion 90
replicate count 1
spp code LGE
subwetland name Lake Cowal
subwetland number 21.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 2
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 021
verbatim time 1125
wetland area 9089
wetland area surveyed 0

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Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Directory of Important Wetlands Lake Cowal/Wilbertroy Wetlands
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
Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
Irrigation practice - dominant 6. Local knowledge
Land use Water
Murray Darling Basin Authority Water Quality Zones Upland
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW10
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Upper Lachlan Alluvium (GS44)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Upper Lachlan Alluvium (GS44)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW10
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Lachlan
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS16
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Lachlan
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys LACHLAN
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones slopes
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Freshwater Lake
Murray-Darling Basin Wetlands Lake Cowal
NRM Regions 2010 Lachlan
NRM Regions 2014 Central West
NRM Regions 2015 Central West
NRM Regions 2017 Central West
NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Central West
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 Central West
Biodiversity
Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Murray - Darling
IBRA 6 Regions NSW South Western Slopes
IBRA 6 Sub Regions Lower Slopes
IBRA 7 Regions NSW South Western Slopes
IBRA 7 Subregions Lower Slopes
Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
Climate
Agroclimatic classification of Australia Most plant growth in summer, although summers are moisture limiting. Temperature limits growth in winter
Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: warm (persistently dry)
Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
Fire
Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
Hydrology
Drainage Divisions Level 1 Murray-Darling Basin
Drainage Divisions Level 2 DARLING RIVER
River Regions LACHLAN 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 Calare
Local Government Areas 2011 Forbes (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Forbes
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 FORBES SHIRE COUNCIL
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Ground Water Nari Nari, Ngiyampaa, Wiradjuri, Yita Yita
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 Nari Nari, Ngiyampaa, Wiradjuri, Yita Yita
Murray-Darling Basin Water Resource Planning Areas Traditional Owners - Surface Water (2019) Nari Nari, Ngiyampaa, Wiradjuri, Yita Yita
NSW Local Land Services Regions Central West
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 15
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1053
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FORBES
PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LACHLAN VALLEY
PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) CENTRAL WEST
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) RIVERINA
PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) RIVERINA
PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) FORBES
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) FORBES
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) LAKE COWAL
PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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) LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
PSMA States (2016) NEW SOUTH WALES
PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NSW)
Statistical Local Areas Forbes (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Substrate
Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qt
Topography
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Condobolin Plains
Vegetation
Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus open forests with a shrubby understorey
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
Vegetation - condition Transformed
Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 6386888.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.019512 t/ha
Potassium 0.120235 t/ha
Biodiversity
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.8526
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.1311
Endemism 0.0025776639
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0026330773
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 5329.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6681166 index
Species Richness 682.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
Climate
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.31963503
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 46.12 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 34.005 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 24.71 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.98829395
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.011723943
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.6225 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.755 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.220001 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.39228207
Aridity index - month max 0.88019556
Aridity index - month min 0.16372168
Evaporation - annual mean 145.64691 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - month max 278.26053 mm
Evaporation - month min 40.9 mm
Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.18 index
Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
Humidity - annual mean relative 75.09347 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 60.96408 %
Humidity - month max relative 88.89661 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 76.05718 %
Humidity - month min relative 47.616947 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 47.616947 %
Precipitation - annual 467.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 457.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 39.699654 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.20458914
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 119.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 31.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 7.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 99.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.949995
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 11.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.05217942
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 115.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 48.39457 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 11.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 123.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.1 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 38.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 25.3 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 23.32 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 16.9 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 9.411667 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 28.799988 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.3 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 2.48 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 2.3 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.3 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.6 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 20.6 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 32.13 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.08
Temperature - warmest month min 16.76 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.6 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.6 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 12.2 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 163.87056 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 500.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 112.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 29.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 112.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 14.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 129.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 54.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 133.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 291.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 34.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 96.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 132.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 96.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 45.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5740.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 325.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 244.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 199.0 degrees C * 10
Distance
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 3.414396 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.04 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 166362.12 m
Remoteness index 6.64849
Hydrology
Water Observations From Space 35.74879 Percentage
Social
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 2.0 people/km^2
Substrate
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 55.58478
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 0.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.0 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 0.0 %
Bulk density 1.4153847 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic -0.07787592 %
Clay % 54.384617 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 0.0 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.37
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.69
Nutrient status 2.0 index
Soil depth 0.0 m
Soil pedality 4.0492306
Water holding capacity 28000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 63.156937
Weathering Intensity V2 4.9016 Weathering Intensity Index
Topography
Aspect 246.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 12.5 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 209.0 m
Elevation 208.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.12890369 degrees
Topographic relief 0.6846771 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.05175617 %
Vegetation
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.005 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 0.0 %
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 6.0E-4 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.0 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) -0.0239 NDVI