Occurrence record: SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-11-09-1-008-1411-Phalacrocorax carbo-Cumbung-Great Cumbung Swamp-8.01-PiGRC-1

HUMAN_OBSERVATION of Phalacrocorax (Phalacrocorax) carbo (Linnaeus, 1758) | Great Cormorant recorded on 2015-11-09


Data resource Murray-Darling Basin waterbird survey
Institution Supplied institution code "MDBA"
Occurrence ID SEA-MDBA_AWS-2015-11-09-1-008-1411-Phalacrocorax carbo-Cumbung-Great Cumbung Swamp-8.01-PiGRC-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 2015-11-09
Date precision DAY


Scientific name Phalacrocorax (Phalacrocorax) carbo
Supplied scientific name "Phalacrocorax carbo"
Taxon rank species
Common name Great Cormorant
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Pelecaniformes
Family Phalacrocoracidae
Genus Phalacrocorax
Species Phalacrocorax carbo
Match type exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Linnaeus, 1758)
Verbatim taxon rank species


Country Australia
State or territory New South Wales
Locality Cumbung Great Cumbung Swamp Clear Lake
Latitude -34.2819
Supplied as: "-34.2819"
Longitude 144.0734
Supplied as: "144.0734"
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Water body Great Cumbung Swamp
Coordinate precision Unknown
Terrestrial true
Verbatim latitude -34.2819
Marine false
Country code AU
Verbatim longitude 144.0734

Additional properties

count type 1
fx group Pi
mdba name MDBA_AWS
percent filled 100
replicate count 1
spp code GRC
subwetland name Clear Lake
subwetland number 8.01
sum of broods 0
sum of count 33
sum of nest 0
survey program SEA
survey year 2015
verbatim identifier 008
verbatim time 1411
wetland area 0
wetland area surveyed 0
wetland complex Cumbung

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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 193c22c0-b795-49d2-91b3-166d1b038bb3
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Phalacrocorax carbo
Coordinates -34.2819,144.0734
Related records
Record UUID ba3d01fd-befa-4d5b-a760-dd51991fbc1b
Data Resource
Raw Scientific Name Phalacrocorax carbo
Coordinates -34.2819,144.0734

Additional political boundaries information

Area Management
Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
Fallow practice - dominant (number) Equal less than 3 and 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 Water
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 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 lowland
Murray-Darling Basin Wetland Groups Freshwater Lake
Murray-Darling Basin Wetlands Clear Lake
NRM Regions 2010 Lachlan
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) Other cultivation
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 Lachlan
IBRA 7 Regions Riverina
IBRA 7 Subregions Lachlan
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 Chenopod shrubland (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 Farrer
Local Government Areas 2011 Hay (A)
Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Hay
Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 HAY 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 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 Riverina
PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 13
PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 518
PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) HAY
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) CENTRAL MURRAY
PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) CENTRAL MURRAY
PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) RIVERINA - ORANGE
PSMA Localities (2018) MAUDE
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 Hay (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, Native forest
Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Eucalypt Medium Open
Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Croplands
Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Other Grasslands, Herblands, Sedgelands and Rushlands
NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Wet tussock grassland with herbs, sedges or rushes, herblands or ferns
Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
Vegetation - condition Transformed
Vegetation types - native Other grasslands,herblands, sedgelands and rushlands
Vegetation types - present Other grasslands, herblands, sedgelands and rushlands

Environmental sampling for this location

Area Management
Natural resource management expenditure 6386888.0 $
Area management
Phosphorus 0.031791072 t/ha
Potassium 0.09652741 t/ha
Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.3109
Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.692
Endemism 8.554343E-4
Endemism (Non-marine) 8.6821616E-4
Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2564
Migratory species (2008) 3.0 frequency
Occurrence Density 1347.0 frequency
Shannon Diversity (H) 4.9760656 index
Species Richness 270.0 frequency
Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
Threatened species (2008) 5.0 frequency
2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.21502349
2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 46.36 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 23.500834 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 16.39 mm
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.9389756
2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.06404866
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 25.788334 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 11.393333 degrees C
2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 29.809998 degrees C
Aridity index - annual mean 0.23121774
Aridity index - month max 0.53608245
Aridity index - month min 0.082030065
Evaporation - annual mean 158.20364 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
Evaporation - average 7541.0 ml
Evaporation - month max 292.57565 mm
Evaporation - month min 48.5 mm
Evaporation - variability 20.0 %
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 75.04306 %
Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 59.472145 %
Humidity - month max relative 92.27176 %
Humidity - month max relative 3pm 74.869896 %
Humidity - month min relative 46.664253 %
Humidity - month min relative 3pm 46.664253 %
Precipitation - annual 300.0 mm
Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 319.0 mm
Precipitation - annual mean 25.166666 mm
Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.026666667
Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 87.0 mm
Precipitation - driest month 21.0 mm
Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 66.0 mm
Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.94871795
Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.053333335
Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 75.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest month 30.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 8.0 mm
Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 92.0 mm
Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 18.2 MJ/m2/day
Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 39.0
Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 26.0 MJ/m2/day
Temperature - annual max mean 23.560833 degrees C
Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.3 degrees C
Temperature - annual min mean 9.691667 degrees C
Temperature - annual range 28.0 degrees C
Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 30.0 degrees C
Temperature - coldest month min 3.34 degrees C
Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.6 degrees C
Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.4 degrees C
Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 14.2 degrees C
Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 21.4 degrees C
Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.47 %
Temperature - month hottest maximum 31.96 degrees C
Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.9
Temperature - warmest month min 16.2 degrees C
Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 33.6 degrees C
Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 24.4 degrees C
Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.9 degrees C
Wind run - annual mean 180.55014 km/day
WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 343.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 85.0 mm
WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 24.0 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 96.0 mm
WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 172.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 290.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 38.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 102.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 138.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 241.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 47.0 %
WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 5407.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 328.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 241.0 degrees C * 10
WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to coast 3.657759 km x 100
Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.09848858 km
Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 301117.8 m
Remoteness index 10.792523
Drainage - average 1.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Drainage - variability 205.0 %
Runoff - average 31.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
Water Observations From Space 58.585857 Percentage
Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.2963924 people/km^2
2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 45.278877
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 1.2868701 %
Clay % 48.81426 %
Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.3846154 mm/h
Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.24
Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.48
Nutrient status 1.85 index
Ph - soil 7.0 ph
Soil depth 1.2 m
Soil pedality 3.7546608
Water holding capacity 21000.0 mm
Water stress index - month max 41.51164
Weathering Intensity V2 3.52549 Weathering Intensity Index
Aspect 300.0 degrees
Averaged Topographic Relief 5.5416665 metres
Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 69.0 m
Elevation 68.0 m
Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.0 degrees
Topographic relief 1.113914 m
Topographic slope (%) 0.06978139 %
Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2324 EVI
Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 24.0 %
Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 33.0 % Bare Soil
Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 48.0 % Persistent Vegetation
Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0139 kg C/m^2
Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
NDVI Mean 57.0 NDVI x 100
NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5201 NDVI