Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2014-10-16--036--Anas superciliosa--Upper Darling River-36.01-DuBDU-1

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Anas (Anas) superciliosa Gmelin, 1789 | Grey duck recorded on 2014-10-16


Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2014-10-16--036--Anas superciliosa--Upper Darling River-36.01-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 2014-10-16
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 Upper Darling River Upper Darling River
Latitude -30.5177
Supplied as: "-30.5177"
Longitude 145.1495
Supplied as: "145.1495"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Upper Darling River
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude -30.5177
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 145.1495

Additional properties

fx group Du
mdba name MDBA_AWS
replicate count 1
spp code BDU
subwetland name Upper Darling River
subwetland number 36.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 10
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2014
verbatim identifier 036

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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 Middle and Lower
Murray-Darling Basin Boundary Murray-Darling Basin Boundary
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas GW11
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water Plan Areas (2018) NSW Murray���Darling Basin Fractured Rock
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units Lachlan Fold Belt (GS20)
Murray-Darling Basin Ground Water SDL Resource Units (2018) Lachlan Fold Belt MDB (GS20)
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas SW12
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water Plan Areas (2019) Intersecting Streams
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units SS19
Murray-Darling Basin Surface Water SDL Resource Units (2019) Intersecting Streams
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Valleys DARLING
Murray-Darling Basin Sustainable Rivers Audit (SRA) Zones middle
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
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
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 regime niches Acacia shrubland (mulga) (semi-arid/arid)
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 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 Barkindji, Gomeroi/Kamilaroi, Maljangapa, Ngiyampaa, 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 Barkindji, Murrawarri, Ngemba, Ngiyampaa
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 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 Bourke (A)
World Country Boundaries Australia
Geological Regions of Australia Lachlan Region
Surface Geology of Australia Qrc
Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
Physiographic Regions 2011 Lower Darling Plain
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 0.016545 t/ha
Potassium 0.031039 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.7261
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9657
Endemism 0.0064929007
Endemism (Non-marine) 0.008966291
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 1267.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6281576 index
Species Richness 420.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 1.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.15978524
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 63.33 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 23.678333 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 10.49 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.74916476
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.3293792
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 28.6525 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.369167 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 31.609985 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.13844776
Aridity index - month max 0.2557541
Aridity index - month min 0.074485235
Evaporation - annual mean 224.90314 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 7612.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 393.7229 mm
Evaporation - month min 78.20011 mm
Evaporation - variability 33.0 %
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 68.33291 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 53.36944 %
Humidity - month max relative 87.708916 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 68.16661 %
Humidity - month min relative 42.336563 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 42.336563 %
Precipitation - annual 297.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 319.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 25.323845 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.38973546
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 71.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 3.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 57.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.79746836
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 24.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.25
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 95.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 39.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 95.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 19.8 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 33.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.9 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 26.601665 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 20.1 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 11.848333 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 31.200012 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 31.9 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.79 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 4.2 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 12.0 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.1 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 16.5 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.23 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 2.13
Temperature - warmest month min 19.79 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 36.1 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 27.9 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 27.9 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 191.25035 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 338.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 68.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 16.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 67.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 28.0
WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 100.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 44.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 116.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 199.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 302.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 50.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 121.0 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 5907.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 352.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 273.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 267.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
Distance - to coast 6.828953 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.089999996 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.19209373 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 355850.56 m
Remoteness index 16.069328
Drainage - average 3.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 227.0 %
Runoff - average 237.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.1 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 30.484524
ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 131.0 mm
ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 25.0 %
Bulk density 1.1160473 Mg/m^3
Carbon - organic 0.40362212 %
Clay % 26.668919 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 45.555557 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.15
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.29
Nutrient status 1.05 index
Ph - soil 6.0 ph
Soil depth 0.9 m
Soil pedality 1.6743243
Water holding capacity 29000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 23.01787
Weathering Intensity V2 4.35827 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 12.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 45.791668 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 113.0 m
Elevation 106.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.28011516 degrees
Topographic relief 4.038589 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.3380951 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.1938 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 37.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 44.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 32.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 24.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0097 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.7 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 23.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 2.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3849 NDVI