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Occurrence record: Birds:B15163

Preserved specimen of Platalea (Platalea) regia Gould, 1838 | Royal Spoonbill recorded on 1972-09-28

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 B15163
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:ANWC:Birds:B15163
Record type Preserved specimen
Supplied basis "PreservedSpecimen"
Preparations skin
Record number AE831
Sex male
License CC-BY
Rights holder CSIRO
Establishment means wild location
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Supplied as present
Bibliographic citation B15163
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

Occurrence date 1972-09-28
Verbatim event date 28SEP1972
Dataset / Survey name [ANWC general pre-Nagoya (12/10/2014)]
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Platalea (Platalea) regia
Supplied scientific name "Platalea regia"
Identified to rank species
Common name Royal Spoonbill
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Threskiornithidae
Genus Platalea
Species Platalea regia
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship Gould, 1838
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Northern Territory
Locality MAGELA BILLABONG, CANNON HILL AREA; SITE NO.13 (OLD) = NO.9 (NEW)
Habitat
Supplied as "OPEN FRESHWATER BILLABONG"
Latitude -12.3833
Supplied as: "-12.3833"
Longitude 132.8833
Supplied as: "132.8833"
Datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality MAGELA BILLABONG, CANNON HILL AREA
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
Supplied as 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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    Data quality tests

    Test name Result
    Geodetic datum assumed WGS84 Warning
    Show/Hide 90 passed properties
    Show/Hide 7 missing properties
    Show/Hide 18 tests that have not been run

    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    CAPAD 2010 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2012 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2014 Terrestrial Kakadu National Park
    CAPAD 2016 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2018 Terrestrial Kakadu
    CAPAD 2020 Terrestrial Kakadu
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Kakadu Savanna IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Nature conservation
    NRM Regions 2010 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2014 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2015 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 Northern Territory
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Northern Territory
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 Northern Territory
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Arafura - Carpentaria
    IBRA 6 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Regions Darwin Coastal
    IBRA 7 Subregions Darwin Coastal
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Arnhem Land Tropical Savanna
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Remote rangelands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Strongly developed wet and dry seasons with plant growth determined by moisture availability
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Tropical: savanna
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Tropical
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Eucalypt savanna woodland (monsoon tropical)
    National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent Dataset 2019-2020 - v20200324 National Indicative Aggregated Fire Extent 2019-2020
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tanami-Timor Sea Coast
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    River Regions EAST ALLIGATOR RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Arnhem Coast to Gulf of Carpenteria
    States including coastal waters Northern Territory (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Australian States and Territories Northern Territory
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Lingiari
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Arnhem (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated South Alligator
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST ARNHEM REGION
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 206
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 485
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NT
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) ALLIGATOR
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) DALY - TIWI - WEST ARNHEM
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY - OUTBACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) LINGIARI
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) LINGIARI
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - JABIRU
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KAKADU - MARRAKAI - SURROUNDS
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) JABIRU - TIWI
    PSMA Localities (2018) KAKADU
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote 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 (NT)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) ARAFURA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) ARAFURA
    PSMA States (2016) NORTHERN TERRITORY
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (NT)
    PSMA Wards (2018) KAKADU WARD
    Statistical Local Areas West Arnhem (S) Bal
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Pine Creek Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Lyor
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia North Australian Plateaus Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Top End Coastal Plains
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Indigenous managed, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus woodlands with a tussock grass understorey
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus open forest

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 1.0309905E7 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6754
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.7138
    Endemism 0.006451555
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.006705171
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.0
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 2546.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 3.2563345 index
    Species Richness 405.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.6044919
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 164.09 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 113.0675 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.27618408
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -2.5954838
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 34.754166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 23.438334 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.380005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.6827329
    Aridity index - month max 2.2026222
    Aridity index - month min 0.0054075625
    Evaporation - annual mean 181.49942 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 26256.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 236.42621 mm
    Evaporation - month min 142.55736 mm
    Evaporation - variability 8.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.44 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.13 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.42 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 79.3596 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 61.26404 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.711525 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 75.36348 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.734615 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.734615 %
    Precipitation - annual 1343.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1477.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 112.237755 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 12.072094
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.4007355
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 114.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -1.4848804
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 365.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 316.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 92.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 1012.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 21.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 11.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 23.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 32.908333 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 28.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 21.9825 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 17.65 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 18.4 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 25.5 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.6 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 35.84 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 0.59
    Temperature - warmest month min 24.48 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 37.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 30.2 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 28.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 103.68655 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1467.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 1.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 7.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 109.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 373.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 344.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 985.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 278.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 185.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 181.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 113.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 252.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 61.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 1711.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 366.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 298.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 284.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.05656854 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.3264965 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.20124611 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.05656854 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 33102.824 m
    Remoteness index 10.604131
    Fire
    Fire - time since last 1.0 years
    Fire frequency 1.0 frequency
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1513.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 56.0 %
    Runoff - average 10054.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.16920474 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.0 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 116.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.57 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 27.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3445455 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 0.5963774 %
    Clay % 12.909091 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.49
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 5.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.6 m
    Soil pedality 2.0636363
    Water holding capacity 44000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.81109 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 171.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 24.791666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 19.0 m
    Elevation 25.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.31327984 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.14394 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2507464 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4206 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 59.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0097 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.2 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 55.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7716 NDVI