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Occurrence record: Ornithology:B34781

PreservedSpecimen of Nycticorax caledonicus australasiae | Nankeen Night Heron recorded on 2015-03-31

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Museums Victoria provider for OZCAM
Institution Museums Victoria
Supplied institution code "NMV"
Collection Museums Victoria Ornithology Collection
Supplied collection code "Ornithology"
Catalogue Number B34781
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:ozcam.taxonomy.org.au:NMV:Ornithology:PreservedSpecimen:B34781
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Skin | Dry
Collector Ms Sandra Hodge
Individual count 1
License CC0
Supplied as https://creativecommons.org/publicdomain/zero/1.0/legalcode
Collection ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Owner institution code NMV
State conservation Victoria: Near Threatened
Rightsholder Museums Victoria
Sampling protocol salvage
Language en
Occurrence status present
Dataset ID Ornithology
Institution ID urn:lsid:biocol.org:col:34978
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 2015-03-31
Supplied date "2015-03-31T00:00:00\2015-03-31T00:00:00"
Sampling protocol salvage
Date precision Day

Taxonomy

Higher classification Animalia | Chordata | Vertebrata | Aves | Ciconiiformes | Ardeidae
Scientific name Nycticorax caledonicus australasiae
Supplied scientific name "Nycticorax caledonicus australasiae (Vieillot, 1823)"
Taxon rank subspecies
Common name Nankeen Night Heron
Supplied common name "Nankeen Night-Heron"
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Ciconiiformes
Family Ardeidae
Genus Nycticorax
Species Nycticorax caledonicus
Taxonomic issues No issues
Name match metric Canonical name match
The supplied name was parsed into canonical form before a match was found.
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC
Infraspecific epithet australasiae
Scientific name authorship (Vieillot, 1823)
Nomenclatural code ICZN

Geospatial

Higher geography Australia | Victoria
Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area Melbourne (C)
Locality Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Latitude -37.829
Longitude 144.979
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Verbatim locality Royal Botanic Gardens, Melbourne
Coordinate precision Unknown
Georeference sources data provided with specimen(s)
Georeference protocol Google maps
Georeferenced by Ms Sandra Hodge
Georeferenced date 2015-03-31
Supplied as 2015-03-31T00:00:00
Biome Terrestrial

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Southern Australian Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Eastern Asutralia Temperate Forests
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Plantations
    NRM Regions 2010 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2014 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2015 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 Port Phillip and Western Port
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Port Phillip and Western Port
    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 Port Phillip and Western Port
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Gippsland Plain
    IBRA 7 Regions South East Coastal Plain
    IBRA 7 Subregions Gippsland Plain
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Urban
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Moisture availability high in winter-spring, moderate in summer, most plant growth in spring
    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 (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 YARRA RIVER
    River Regions YARRA RIVER
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Melbourne Ports
    Local Government Areas 2011 Melbourne (C)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Port Phillip - West
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 MELBOURNE CITY
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 28
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1246
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER MELBOURNE
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) SOUTHBANK
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE CITY
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - INNER
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MELBOURNE PORTS
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MACNAMARA
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) MELBOURNE - PORT PHILLIP
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MELBOURNE - CENTRAL
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Major Cities of Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) MAJOR URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 1 MILLION OR MORE
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) SOUTHERN METROPOLITAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) PRAHRAN
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) MELBOURNE
    PSMA Wards (2018) MELBOURNE CITY
    Statistical Local Areas Melbourne (C) - Remainder
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Otway Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ssdm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 West Victorian Plains
    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) Urban and built-up
    Land cover Built-up
    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 Other Crown Land
    Vegetation - condition Removed
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3839264.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 1.2854
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 3.6883
    Endemism 0.05478745
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.081865095
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4964
    Migratory species (2008) 7.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 278005.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 4.8867235 index
    Species Richness 7130.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.52451634
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 46.77 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 47.229168 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 34.62 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1571109
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.15598314
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 21.335 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.434167 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.630005 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.66883963
    Aridity index - month max 1.3370473
    Aridity index - month min 0.23395476
    Evaporation - annual mean 111.26126 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14979.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 205.16788 mm
    Evaporation - month min 35.9 mm
    Evaporation - variability 13.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.06 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.3 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.04 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 80.23042 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 71.2248 %
    Humidity - month max relative 88.7185 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.02009 %
    Humidity - month min relative 61.13765 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 61.13765 %
    Precipitation - annual 632.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 633.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 54.86022 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -9.778572E-4
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 155.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 46.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 9.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 128.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1449833
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.14410093
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 134.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 69.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 15.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 186.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 15.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 22.8 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.309166 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.8 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.8375 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 20.800018 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 21.7 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 4.84 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 10.2 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 10.6 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.49 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 25.73 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.28
    Temperature - warmest month min 13.29 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 26.8 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 14.9 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 217.3743 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 679.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 158.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 45.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 137.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 137.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 72.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 200.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 148.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 204.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 57.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 101.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 99.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 48.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3697.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 261.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 195.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 142.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.03605551 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.3710795 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.0 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 5280.498 m
    Remoteness index 0.0
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 291.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 155.0 %
    Runoff - average 176.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 73.44763
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 81.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.3 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 20.0 %
    Bulk density 1.5384312 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.0326085 %
    Clay % 51.386005 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 2.6363637 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.58
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.89
    Nutrient status 1.55 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 1.2 m
    Soil pedality 3.5445824
    Water holding capacity 28000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 4.31066 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 175.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 44.708332 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 15.0 m
    Elevation 17.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.47695363 degrees
    Topographic relief 23.14139 m
    Topographic slope (%) 1.58091 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.328 EVI
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 19.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 65.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    NDVI Mean 60.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 0.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7402 NDVI