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Occurrence record: Ornithology:O.68268

PreservedSpecimen of Botaurus poiciloptilus | Australasian Bittern recorded on 1996-06-03

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "AM"
Collection Australian Museum Ornithology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ornithology"
Catalogue Number O.68268
Other catalogue numbers ecatalogue.irn:3075643; urn:catalog:AM:Ornithology:O.68268
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:AM:Ornithology:O.68268
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Collector Robinson, M.V.
Supplied as "ROBINSON, M. V."
Sex Female
License CC-BY 3.0 (Au)
State conservation New South Wales: Endangered
Country conservation Endangered,
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1996-06-03
Date precision Day
Event ID urn:australianmuseum.net.au:Events:3026847

Taxonomy

Scientific name Botaurus poiciloptilus
Supplied scientific name "Botaurus poiciloptilus (Wagler, 1827)"
Taxon rank species
Common name Australasian Bittern
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Genus Botaurus
Species Botaurus poiciloptilus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Name according to (Wagler, 1827)
Accepted name usage Botaurus poiciloptilus (Wagler, 1827)

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory New South Wales
Local government area Shellharbour (C)
Latitude -34.600
Longitude 150.833
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Verbatim locality ILLAWARRA: DUNMORE, PACIFIC HWY
Location remarks ecatalogue.LocCollectionEventLocal: "Australia, New South Wales, ILLAWARRA: DUNMORE, PACIFIC HWY (34° 36' S, 150° 50' E) 03/06/1996 - 03/06/1996, ROBINSON, M. V.(Collector), Accession";
Coordinate precision 0.001
Coordinate uncertainty in metres 10000.0
Biome Terrestrial
Verbatim longitude 150° 50' E
Verbatim latitude 34° 36' S

Additional properties

dcterms:modified 2013/10/22
dcterms:type PhysicalObject
verbatim uncertainty 1km-10km

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven GER Illawarra to Shoalhaven
    GER National Corridor GER National Corridor
    GER Standard Boundary GER Standard Boundary
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Great Eastern Ranges Initiative GER Great Eastern Ranges Initiative
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Southern Rivers
    NRM Regions 2014 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2015 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 South East NSW
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South East NSW
    Stubble practice - dominant (area) Removed by hot burn
    Stubble practice - dominant (number) Removed by hot burn
    Tillage practice - dominant (area) 1-2 cultivations
    Tillage practice - dominant (number) 1-2 cultivations
    Area management
    National Landcare Program Management Units 2018 South East NSW
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Illawarra
    IBRA 7 Regions Sydney Basin
    IBRA 7 Subregions Illawarra
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Eastern Australian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Residential rainfed croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Warmer and wetter end of the warm, wet sub-tropical climates
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: no dry season (warm summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 South East Coast (NSW)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 WOLLONGONG COAST
    River Regions WOLLONGONG COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    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 Gilmore
    Local Government Areas 2011 Shellharbour (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Shellharbour
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHELLHARBOUR CITY COUNCIL
    NSW Local Land Services Regions South East
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 12
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3015
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF NSW
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SHELLHARBOUR - FLINDERS
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIAMA - SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) ILLAWARRA
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) WHITLAM
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) WHITLAM
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KIAMA - SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SHELLHARBOUR
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) SYDNEY - WOLLONGONG
    PSMA Localities (2018) CROOM
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Inner Regional Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) RURAL BALANCE
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) WOLLONGONG
    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 Shellharbour (C)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Sydney Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Qa
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Macquarie Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Hawkesbury-Shoalhaven Plateaus
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Grasslands
    Land cover Native grasslands and minimally modified pastures
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings
    Tenure of Australia's forests (2013) v2.0 Private Freehold
    Vegetation - condition Transformed
    Vegetation types - native Rainforests and vine thickets
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8423754.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.023676423 t/ha
    Potassium 0.06029276 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.0798
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 4.4667
    Endemism 0.031101162
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.03516314
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4792
    Migratory species (2008) 14.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 78638.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.3394003 index
    Species Richness 2895.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 10.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.717072
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 80.96 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 95.26833 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 51.89 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.6364803
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.56870043
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 23.000834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 14.004167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 17.820007 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.86084497
    Aridity index - month max 1.918987
    Aridity index - month min 0.42543542
    Evaporation - annual mean 138.06615 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 19570.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 216.24904 mm
    Evaporation - month min 66.83754 mm
    Evaporation - variability 12.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.58 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.14 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 81.92196 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 75.42716 %
    Humidity - month max relative 87.0413 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 77.695274 %
    Humidity - month min relative 72.851395 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 72.851395 %
    Precipitation - annual 1135.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1206.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 104.24568 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality 0.18261306
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 231.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 65.53803 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 12.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 204.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.65720123
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season -0.5195663
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 365.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 147.72235 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 35.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 408.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.0 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 36.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 21.119167 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 17.3 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 12.618334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.0 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 7.87 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 7.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 13.1 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.8 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 13.7 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.01 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.1
    Temperature - warmest month min 17.31 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 25.7 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 21.3 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 20.2 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 265.1234 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1429.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 298.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 62.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 217.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 30.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 402.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 183.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 490.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 170.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 187.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 70.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 91.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3475.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 257.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 212.0 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 0.03 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.01 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 1200.3438 m
    Remoteness index 0.32091504
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 808.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 144.0 %
    Runoff - average 4886.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 388.8 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 126.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.2 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 30.0 %
    Bulk density 1.3098867 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 452.33963 %
    Clay % 47.988667 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 44.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.79
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 2.1 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.0 m
    Soil pedality 3.9083123
    Water holding capacity 76000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.11849 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 111.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 191.5 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 15.0 m
    Elevation 58.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 3.6119447 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.427735 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.3646523 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.5948 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 76.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 84.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0446 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 2.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 71.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 12.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.8046 NDVI