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Occurrence record: Birds:B17006

Preserved specimen of Sternula albifrons (Pallas, 1764) | Little Tern recorded on 1974-02-12
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Dataset

Data partner OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian National Wildlife Collection provider for OZCAM
Institution code Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation
Supplied institution code "ANWC"
Collection Australian National Wildlife Collection
Supplied collection code "Birds"
Catalog number B17006
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Birds:B17006
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations skin
Record number NT237
Sex female
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation B17006
Collection urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34932
Dataset / Survey name [ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)]
Dataset [urn:anwc.csiro.au:collections:4]

Event

Dataset / Survey name ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)  
Occurrence date 1974-02-12
Verbatim event date 12FEB1974
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Sternula albifrons
Identified to rank species
Common name Little Tern
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Sternula
Species Sternula albifrons
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Pallas, 1764)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality EAST ARM, S OF QUARANTINE STATION, DARWIN; LOC.4
Habitat
Supplied as "OFF SHORE FROM RHIZOPHORA MANGROVES"
Latitude -12.5167
Supplied as: "-12.5167"
Longitude 130.9
Supplied as: "130.9"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality EAST ARM, S OF QUARANTINE STATION, DARWIN
Water body not applicable
Island not applicable
Island group not applicable
Location remarks confident in available location data
Coordinate precision 0.01667
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2000.0
County not applicable
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Continent Oceania
Marine false
Country Code AU
Verbatim SRS not recorded; assume WGS84 for Australia

Additional properties

verbatim uncertainty confident in available location data

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    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Directory of Important Wetlands Port Darwin
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 FINNISS RIVER
    Marine
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Local Government Areas 2011 Litchfield (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Litchfield - Pt B
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 LITCHFIELD MUNICIPALITY
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Larrakia (Part A - consolidated proceeding)
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 92
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 2309
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER DARWIN
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEDDELL
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) LITCHFIELD
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) DARWIN RIVER - BERRY SPRINGS - SOUTHPORT
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) DARWIN
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional Australia
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) DALY
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Vegetation
    Forests of Australia 2018B Mangrove
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Mangroves
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Mangroves
    Vegetation types - native Mangroves,tidal mudflats,samphires and bare areas,claypan,sand,rock,salt lakes,lagoons,lakes
    Vegetation types - present Mangroves

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Climate
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1698.8334 mm
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 7.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 6.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 110.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 446.66666 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 108.833336 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1141.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 8.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 27.716667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 15.583333 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.25 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.45 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.60833335 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.53499997
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 34.083332 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.4 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.4 degrees C
    WorldClim 2.1: Temperature - annual mean 26.995832 °C
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 60.0 %
    Substrate
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.52
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0