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Occurrence record: AVIF:A10274

PreservedSpecimen of Botaurus poiciloptilus | Australasian Bittern recorded on 1922-11-27

Dataset

Data provider OZCAM (Online Zoological Collections of Australian Museums) Provider
Data resource Western Australian Museum provider for OZCAM
Institution Western Australian Museum
Supplied institution code "WAM"
Collection Western Australian Museum Bird Collection
Supplied collection code "AVIF"
Catalogue Number A10274
Occurrence ID urn:lsid:taxonomy.org.au:AVIF:10274
Basis of record Preserved specimen
Preparations Eggs
Collector Collins, H.J.E.
Supplied as "Collins,H.J.E."
Sex Unknown
Individual count 1
Life stage Egg
License CC-BY
State conservation Victoria: Endangered
Country conservation Endangered,
Occurrence status present
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided

Event

Collecting date 1922-11-27
Date precision Day
Verbatim event date 1922-11-27

Taxonomy

Scientific name Botaurus poiciloptilus
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

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Victoria
Local government area West Wimmera (S)
Locality Edenhope, 2 km NW of ;
Latitude -37.0125
Longitude 141.257222
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Biome Terrestrial
Municipality Edenhope
Verbatim longitude 141°15`26"E
Verbatim latitude 37°0`45"S

Additional properties

reg prefix A
reg suffix A
storage Eggs

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) Fallow 3-9 months
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) Fallow 3-9 months
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Freshwater Eastern Australia Rivers & Streams
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Southern Australia Mallee and Woodlands
    Irrigation practice - dominant Equal 3 and 6
    Land use Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Wimmera
    NRM Regions 2014 Wimmera
    NRM Regions 2015 Wimmera
    NRM Regions 2017 Wimmera
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) Wimmera
    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 Wimmera
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Bass Strait Drainages
    IBRA 6 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Wimmera
    IBRA 7 Regions Murray Darling Depression
    IBRA 7 Subregions Wimmera
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Murray-Darling Woodlands And Mallee
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    Climate
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Classic "Mediterranean" climate with peaks of growth in winter and spring and moderate growth in winter
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Temperate: distinctly dry (and 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 MILLICENT COAST
    River Regions MILLICENT COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Western Bassian
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Mallee
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Wotjobaluk, Jaadwa, Jadawadjali, Wergaia and Jupagulk
    Local Government Areas 2011 West Wimmera (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated West Wimmera
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 WEST WIMMERA SHIRE
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 3
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 654
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) WEST WIMMERA
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GRAMPIANS
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) NORTH WEST
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MALLEE
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MALLEE
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) WIMMERA
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) WIMMERA
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) EDENHOPE
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Outer Regional 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 (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) LOWAN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) LOWAN
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) WEST WIMMERA SHIRE
    Statistical Local Areas West Wimmera (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Murray Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Czsws
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Murray Lowlands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Wimmera Plain
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Other special rights, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Croplands
    Land cover Annual crops and highly 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 Replaced
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 8099879.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.015953 t/ha
    Potassium 0.033483 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.784
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.985
    Endemism 0.0038331456
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0039242567
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 5104.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.5174093 index
    Species Richness 609.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 6.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.57603747
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 40.24 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 41.52667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 15.4 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.4242121
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.4200099
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 22.0475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.620833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 24.940002 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 0.7781859
    Aridity index - month max 1.9966007
    Aridity index - month min 0.11414743
    Evaporation - annual mean 116.837265 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 12611.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 236.53621 mm
    Evaporation - month min 33.668102 mm
    Evaporation - variability 10.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.25 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.393394 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 67.637596 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.57443 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 82.54324 %
    Humidity - month min relative 51.758583 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 51.758583 %
    Precipitation - annual 594.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 565.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 50.794685 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.8759507
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 224.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 25.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 4.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 67.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2148328
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 44.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.21326463
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 68.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 80.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 19.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 224.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 16.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 44.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.2 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 19.766666 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 14.4 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 7.1325 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 23.700012 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 25.3 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 3.68 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.9 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 19.6 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 27.69 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.43
    Temperature - warmest month min 11.27 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 29.2 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 19.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.4 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 184.04248 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 605.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 225.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 20.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 74.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 40.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 74.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 80.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 225.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 139.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 245.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 38.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 128.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 190.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 52.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3933.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 283.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 190.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.03 degrees
    Distance - to coast 1.074477 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.12369317 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.03 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 72492.4 m
    Remoteness index 5.5828743
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 1410.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 73.0 %
    Runoff - average 56.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 0.5 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 56.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.4 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 8.0 %
    Bulk density 1.57755 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 1.1074688 %
    Clay % 27.157 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 58.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.57
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.99
    Nutrient status 1.05 index
    Ph - soil 6.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.8475
    Water holding capacity 78000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.56162 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 301.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 22.958334 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 154.0 m
    Elevation 152.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.30551296 degrees
    Topographic relief 4.03447 m
    Topographic slope (%) 0.2913412 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.2095 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 26.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 21.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 40.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 39.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0099 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 56.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 4.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3718 NDVI