Occurrence record: cPlatypus - cplatypus:76

Human observation of Ornithorhynchus anatinus (Shaw, 1799) | Platypus recorded on 2022-05-22
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Data resource cPlatypus
Catalog number cplatypus:76
Record type Human observation
Supplied basis "HumanObservation"
Collector Clark, Sylvia  
Supplied as "Sylvia Clark"
Identification qualifier Certain
Individual count 1
License CC-BY-NC 2.5 (Int)
Presence/Absence PRESENT
Occurrence remarks I own this property, it borders the Agnes river. I have seen 2 platy in the location, but usually just one we oftern sight them when we go there, it is a bush block in a gully with many ferns. We are surrounded by farmland, so it is a haven for wildlife.

Event

Occurrence date 2022-05-22
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 Victoria
Supplied as: "VIC"
Locality Woomera Creek Road Toora North
Supplied as: " Woomera Creek Road Toora North"
Latitude -38.591063
Supplied as: "-38.591063461071535"
Longitude 146.353426
Supplied as: "146.3534259796143"
Datum EPSG:4326
Supplied datum: "WGS84"
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty (in metres) 2.0
Terrestrial true
Biome TERRESTRIAL
Marine false
Country Code AU

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No practices
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No practices
    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 Modified pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2014 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2015 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 West Gippsland
    NRM Regions 2017 (Qld 2019) West Gippsland
    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 West Gippsland
    Biodiversity
    Freshwater Ecoregions of the World Eastern Coastal Australia
    IBRA 6 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Strzelecki Ranges
    IBRA 7 Regions South Eastern Highlands
    IBRA 7 Subregions Strzelecki Ranges
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Southeast Australia Temperate Forests
    World Anthropogenic Biomes (2000) Populated croplands
    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 South East Coast (Victoria)
    Drainage Divisions Level 2 SOUTH GIPPSLAND
    River Regions SOUTH GIPPSLAND
    Marine
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Cape Howe
    States including coastal waters Victoria (including Coastal Waters)
    Political
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Australian States and Territories Victoria
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Mcmillan
    Indigenous Land Use Agreements Gunaikurnai Settlement ILUA
    Local Government Areas 2011 South Gippsland (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated South Gippsland - East
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SOUTH GIPPSLAND SHIRE
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Gunai/Kurnai People
    Native Title Determinations (13/7/2020) Gunai/Kurnai People VCD2010/001
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 0
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 582
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF VIC.
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) FOSTER
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) GIPPSLAND - SOUTH WEST
    PSMA ABS SA4 Statistical Areas (2016) LATROBE - GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) MCMILLAN
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) MONASH
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) SOUTH GIPPSLAND - BASS COAST
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) SOUTH GIPPSLAND
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) VICTORIA EXC. MELBOURNE
    PSMA Localities (2018) WOORARRA EAST
    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) NOT IN ANY SIGNIFICANT URBAN AREA (VIC.)
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) EASTERN VICTORIA
    PSMA States (2016) VICTORIA
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) REMAINDER OF STATE/TERRITORY (VIC.)
    PSMA Wards (2018) COASTAL-PROMONTORY WARD
    Statistical Local Areas South Gippsland (S) - East
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Substrate
    Geological Regions of Australia Gippsland Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Kso
    Topography
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kosciuszkan Uplands Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 South Victorian Uplands
    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 Non forest
    IGBP Land Cover vegetation classification scheme (2011) Evergreen broadleaf forest
    Land cover Native forests and woodlands
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Groups Eucalypt Open Forests
    NVIS 4.1 Major Vegetation Subgroups Eucalyptus (+/- tall) open forest with a dense broad-leaved and/or tree-fern understorey (wet sclerophyll)
    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 4641911.0 $
    Area management
    Phosphorus 0.027536878 t/ha
    Potassium 0.06259732 t/ha
    Biodiversity
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.538
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.9692
    Endemism 0.01029165
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0145975705
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.2691
    Migratory species (2008) 4.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 3454.0 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 5.6054106 index
    Species Richness 612.0 frequency
    Threatened communities (2008) 0.0 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    Climate
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 1.117746
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 41.29 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 80.8525 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 41.39 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1378533
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.13726981
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 18.785833 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 10.3475 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 18.369995 degrees C
    Aridity index - annual mean 1.4585669
    Aridity index - month max 3.4631765
    Aridity index - month min 0.39724326
    Evaporation - annual mean 92.24879 (ml/5km x 5km pixel)
    Evaporation - average 17697.0 ml
    Evaporation - month max 168.6624 mm
    Evaporation - month min 33.444984 mm
    Evaporation - variability 6.0 %
    Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.07 index
    Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.43 index
    Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.05 index
    Humidity - annual mean relative 87.55342 %
    Humidity - annual mean relative 3pm 80.534454 %
    Humidity - month max relative 93.17211 %
    Humidity - month max relative 3pm 87.1363 %
    Humidity - month min relative 73.64359 %
    Humidity - month min relative 3pm 73.64359 %
    Precipitation - annual 1181.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 1079.0 mm
    Precipitation - annual mean 96.74696 mm
    Precipitation - annual seasonality -0.3004895
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 321.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest month 63.82588 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 189.0 mm
    Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 1.1501931
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 21.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring or autumn season 0.14965437
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 189.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest month 120.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 327.0 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 14.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 47.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 20.9 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual max mean 16.878334 degrees C
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 13.5 degrees C
    Temperature - annual min mean 8.78 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range 19.100006 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 18.5 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest month min 5.18 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 5.6 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 9.4 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 8.2 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.44 %
    Temperature - month hottest maximum 22.99 degrees C
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.14
    Temperature - warmest month min 12.73 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 24.1 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 17.8 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 10.7 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 215.20763 km/day
    WorldClim: Precipitation - annual 1212.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - coldest quarter 376.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest month 55.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - driest quarter 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - seasonality 23.0
    WorldClim: Precipitation - warmest quarter 202.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest month 130.0 mm
    WorldClim: Precipitation - wettest quarter 376.0 mm
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual mean 123.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - annual range 193.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest month min 36.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - coldest quarter mean 80.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - diurnal range mean 95.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - driest quarter mean 166.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - isothermality 49.0 %
    WorldClim: Temperature - seasonality 3304.0 standard deviation (degrees C * 10) * 100
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest month max 229.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - warmest quarter mean 166.0 degrees C * 10
    WorldClim: Temperature - wettest quarter mean 80.0 degrees C * 10
    Distance
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.09 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.0 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.13341664 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 10928.61 m
    Remoteness index 2.7456493
    Hydrology
    Drainage - average 7000.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Drainage - variability 14.0 %
    Runoff - average 5816.0 megalitres/5x5km/year
    Water Observations From Space 0.0 Percentage
    Social
    Population - density SLA 2006 p/sqkm) 4.2085257 people/km^2
    Substrate
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 81.0
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 170.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 0.93 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 33.0 %
    Bulk density 1.6224731 Mg/m^3
    Carbon - organic 5.6755652 %
    Clay % 35.080647 %
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 40.0 mm/h
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.85
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 1.0
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Ph - soil 4.0 ph
    Soil depth 0.9 m
    Soil pedality 2.7247312
    Water holding capacity 45000.0 mm
    Water stress index - month max 81.0
    Weathering Intensity V2 3.18812 Weathering Intensity Index
    Topography
    Aspect 155.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 402.41666 metres
    Bathymetry and Elvation 9 sec 178.0 m
    Elevation 225.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 4.7410216 degrees
    Topographic relief 106.1462 m
    Topographic slope (%) 6.518845 %
    Vegetation
    Enhanced Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.4656 EVI
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 20.0 %
    Fractional Cover - Bare Soil (2012-03-05) 2.0 % Bare Soil
    Fractional Cover - Non-persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 16.0 % Non-persistent Vegetation
    Fractional Cover - Persistent Vegetation (2012-03-05) 82.0 % Persistent Vegetation
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0649 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.5 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NDVI Mean 84.0 NDVI x 100
    NPP Mean 19.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Normalized Difference Vegetation Index (2012-03-05) 0.7051 NDVI