Occurrence record: cPlatypus - cplatypus:75

Human observation of Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Shaw, 1799) | Platypus recorded on 2021-04-26
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Data resource cPlatypus
Catalog number cplatypus:75
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Torode, Sonja  
Supplied as "Sonja Torode"
Identification qualifier Certain
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC 2.5 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks Overcast but clear, cool day. Very content platypus which seemed completely unperturbed by myself and my dog (on a lead).Slope to the north west and south east. Large dam with reeds. Very healthy dam but video shows the muddy edge.

Event

Occurrence date 2021-04-26
Date precision DAY

Taxonomy

Scientific name Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Identified to rank species
Common name Platypus
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Mammalia
Order Monotremata
Family Ornithorhynchidae
Genus Ornithorhynchus
Species Ornithorhynchus anatinus
Name match metric exactMatch
Scientific name authorship (Shaw, 1799)
Name parse type SCIENTIFIC

Geospatial

Country Australia
State or Territory Tasmania
Supplied as: "TAS"
Locality Nierinna Creek Track
Latitude -43.025545
Supplied as: "-43.0255452639153"
Longitude 147.244842
Supplied as: "147.24484205245975"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 1.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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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 Tasmanian Temperate Rainforests
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia South-east Tasmania IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Rural residential
    NRM Regions 2010 South
    NRM Regions 2014 South
    NRM Regions 2015 South
    NRM Regions 2017 South NRM Region
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) South NRM Region
    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 South NRM Region
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Southern Tasmania
    IBRA 6 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions South East
    IBRA 7 Regions Tasmanian South East
    IBRA 7 Subregions South East
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Tasmanian Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated rangelands
    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 (mild summer)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Temperate
    Fire
    Fire regime niches Pasture, cropland (temperate)
    Hydrology
    Drainage Divisions Level 1 Tasmania
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 KINGSTON COAST
    River Regions KINGSTON COAST
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Bassian
    States including coastal waters Tasmania (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Australian States and Territories Tasmania
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Franklin
    Local Government Areas 2011 Kingborough (M)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Kingborough
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 KINGBOROUGH COUNCIL
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 10
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 1297
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) GREATER HOBART
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) MARGATE - SNUG
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART - SOUTH AND WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) HOBART
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) KINGBOROUGH
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) KINGBOROUGH
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Localities (2018) MARGATE
    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) HOBART
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) FRANKLIN
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) FRANKLIN
    PSMA States (2016) TASMANIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (TAS.)
    Statistical Local Areas Kingborough (M) - Pt A
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Central Tasmania Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Jdtm
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Tasmanian Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 East Tasmanian Hills
    Vegetation
    Australia's Indigenous forest estate (2013) v2.0 Non-Indigenous, Non forest
    Forests of Australia (2013) v2.0 Non Forest
    Forests of Australia 2018B Eucalypt Medium Woodland
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Woody savannas
    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 Residual
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt open forests
    Vegetation types - present cleared, non-native vegetation, buildings

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Natural resource management expenditure 3022633.0 $
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.5896
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.564
    Endemism 0.019388406
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.021902487
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.4126
    Migratory species (2008) 9.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 57777.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.221865 index
    Species Richness 2230.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 11.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.82863384
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 37.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 58.411667 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 43.07 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.2775397
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.2757221
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 17.680834 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 8.215 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.049988 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.1918272
    Aridity index - month max 2.8573694
    Aridity index - month min 0.35084856
    Evaporation - annual mean 79.8947 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 14325.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 147.91763 mm
    Evaporation - month min 23.375828 mm
    Evaporation - variability 3.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.31 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.02 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 82.94123 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 76.86169 %
    Humidity - month max relative 89.68489 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 84.62371 %
    Humidity - month min relative 71.13168 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 71.13168 %
    Precipitation - annual 999.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 741.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 65.01086 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.07612959
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 199.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 49.89669 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 157.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1410617
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 16.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.14029747
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 163.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 76.34503 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 18.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 223.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 13.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 49.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.1 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 15.9800005 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 12.1 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 6.4441667 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 18.010345 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 2.66 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 3.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 8.3 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 11.4 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.52 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 20.92 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.03
    Temperature - warmest month min 10.18 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 21.9 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 15.9 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 9.8 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 141.5633 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 761.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 209.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 47.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 151.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 16.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 151.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 80.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 219.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 120.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 175.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 39.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 81.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 90.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 157.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 51.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 2939.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 214.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 157.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 87.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.02828427 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.06 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 7644.7705 m
    Remoteness index 2.2096987
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 3784.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 41.0 %
    Runoff - average 1291.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 148.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.85 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 44.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6425 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 3.0724332 %
    Clay % 39.69643 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 17.5 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.79
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.25 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.7 m
    Soil pedality 3.5357144
    Water holding capacity 39000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 1.28128 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 109.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 129.25 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 40.0 m
    Elevation 75.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 0.31146616 degrees
    Topographic relief 117.9527 m
    Topographic slope (%) 8.732565 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.3863 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 22.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 36.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 0.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 64.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0537 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.4 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 75.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 12.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7336 NDVI