Occurrence record: Observations:28782032

HumanObservation of Hydroprogne caspia | Caspian Tern


Data resource iNaturalist Australia
Institution code Supplied institution code "iNaturalist"
Catalog number 28782032
Occurrence ID https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/28782032
Basis of record Human observation
Identified date 2019-07-14T07:26:46Z
Observer Donald, J. Jenny
Supplied as "Jenny Donald"
User ID jadonald
Rights © Jenny Donald some rights reserved
License CC-BY-NC-Int
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Data generalizations Location in Western Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in WA, Name: Western Australia, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, WA DEC]
User id jadonald
Rightsholder Jenny Donald
Dataset name iNaturalist research-grade observations
Information withheld Coordinate uncertainty increased to 585m to protect threatened taxon
Establishment means wild
Occurrence remarks Foreground of 1st photo, along with other shorebirds. Crab Creek, Roebuck Bay near Broome Bird Observatory
Occurrence status present
Collection code Observations
Abcd identification qualifier Not provided
Date identified 2019-07-14
Supplied as 2019-07-14T07:26:46Z
Identification verification status research
Identification ID 62564187


Record date Year: 2019, Month: 06, Day:
Date precision Day


Scientific name Hydroprogne caspia
Taxon rank species
Common name Caspian Tern
Kingdom Animalia
Phylum Chordata
Class Aves
Order Charadriiformes
Family Laridae
Genus Hydroprogne
Species Hydroprogne caspia
Taxonomic issue No issues
Name match metric Exact match
The supplied name matched the name exactly.
Name parse type wellformed


Country Australia
State / Province Western Australia
Locality Broome (S)
Latitude -18.0
Longitude 122.2
Geodetic datum EPSG:4326
Coordinate precision Unknown
Coordinate uncertainty in meters 10585.0
Coordinates generalised Due to sensitivity concerns, the coordinates of this record have been generalised: "Location in Western Australia generalised to 0.1 degrees. Sensitive in WA, Name: Western Australia, Zone: STATE [Sensitive, WA DEC]".
Biome Terrestrial
Country code AU

Additional properties

num identification agreements 2
num identification disagreements 0
References https://www.inaturalist.org/observations/28782032

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    Additional political boundaries information

    Area Management
    Australian Tropical Savanna Australian Tropical Savanna
    Fallow practice - dominant (area) No cereal producers
    Fallow practice - dominant (number) No cereal producers
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Marine Western Australia Marine
    Global 200 priority ecoregions - Terrestrial Northern Australia and Trans-Fly Savannas
    Important Bird Areas (IBA) Australia Roebuck Bay IBA
    Irrigation practice - dominant No irrigation
    Land use Grazing of native pastures
    NRM Regions 2010 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2014 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2015 Rangelands
    NRM Regions 2017 Rangelands 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 Rangelands Region
    IBRA 6 Regions Dampierland
    IBRA 6 Sub Regions Pindanland
    IBRA 7 Regions Dampierland
    IBRA 7 Subregions Pindanland
    Terrestrial Ecoregional Boundaries Kimberly Tropical Savanna
    Agroclimatic classification of Australia Semi-arid, with some growth in the warm season, but too dry for cropping
    Koppen Climate Classification (All Classes) Grassland: hot (winter drought)
    Koppen Climate Classification (Major Classes) Grassland
    Land Management
    Western Australian Biodiversity Science Research Priority Regions Kimberley
    FAO Fishery Statistical Areas 57
    Marine Ecoregions of the World Exmouth to Broome
    States including coastal waters Western Australia (including Coastal Waters)
    ASGS Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Australian States and Territories Western Australia
    Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries Durack
    Local Government Areas 2011 Broome (S)
    Local Government Areas 2012 deprecated Broome
    Local Government Areas PSMA 2018 SHIRE OF BROOME
    National Native Title Register (NNTR, Determinations of Native Title) - boundaries and core attributes Rubibi Community
    PSMA ABS Census Indigenous Language Speakers by Area - I01B (2016) 209
    PSMA ABS Census Selected Person Characteristics by Indigenous Status by Area - I01A (2016) 3041
    PSMA ABS Greater Capital City Statistical Areas (2016) REST OF WA
    PSMA ABS SA2 Statistical Areas (2016) BROOME
    PSMA ABS SA3 Statistical Areas (2016) KIMBERLEY
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2016) DURACK
    PSMA Commonwealth Electoral Boundaries (2018) DURACK
    PSMA Indigenous Areas (2016) BROOME
    PSMA Indigenous Locations (2016) MINYIRR - CABLE BEACH
    PSMA Indigenous Regions (2016) BROOME
    PSMA Localities (2018) MINYIRR
    PSMA Remoteness Areas (2016) Remote Australia
    PSMA Section of State (2016) OTHER URBAN
    PSMA Section of State Range (2016) 10,000 TO 19,999
    PSMA Significant Urban Area (2016) BROOME
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2016) MINING AND PASTORAL REGION
    PSMA State Electoral Boundaries (2018) KIMBERLEY, MP
    PSMA Urban Centre and Locality (2016) BROOME
    PSMA Wards (2018) BROOME WARD
    Statistical Local Areas Broome (S)
    World Country Boundaries Australia
    Geological Regions of Australia Canning Region
    Surface Geology of Australia Ksbs
    Physiographic Provinces of Australia Kimberley Province
    Physiographic Regions 2011 Dampier Tablelands
    Vegetation types - native Eucalypt woodlands
    Vegetation types - present Eucalyptus woodlands

    Environmental sampling for this location

    Area Management
    Beef numbers 859372.0 dse
    Dairy numbers 0.0 dse
    Natural resource management expenditure 6180020.0 $
    Sheep numbers 0.0 dse
    Acacia – Miller et al 2012 - 0.5 degree 0.6022
    Amphibians (global) – Pyron & Wiens 2011 - 0.5 degree 2.5584
    Endemism 0.019162584
    Endemism (Non-marine) 0.0068572625
    Mammals – Fritz et al 2009 - 0.5 degree 0.3689
    Migratory species (2008) 32.0 frequency
    Occurrence Density 153.74074 frequency
    Shannon Diversity (H) 2.4883277 index
    Species Richness 19.074074 frequency
    Threatened species (2008) 3.0 frequency
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - annual mean 0.21482751
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month max 0.9730874
    2030A1BMk35M: Aridity index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - annual mean 241.44235 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month max 284.99 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Evaporation - month min 194.435 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 macrotherm plants - annual mean 0.18666667 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C3 mesotherm plants - annual mean 0.03 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Growth index C4 megatherm plants - annual mean 0.2 index
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - annual mean 50.7475 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - driest month 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - equinox seasonality ratio 0.04979179
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - max difference between successive months 3.737527 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - min difference between successive months -4.1652555 mm/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - solstice seasonality ratio 24.71255
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - spring or autumn season -16.538015
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - summer or winter season 22.487516
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation - wettest month 202.3 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - annual mean -190.69485 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month max -281.14334 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Precipitation deficit - month min -5.595001 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - max month precipitation modified 28.311666 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - mean annual precipitation modified 22.35736 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Radiation - min month precipitation modified 16.24 MJ/m2/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual max mean 33.571804 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual min mean 21.969166 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - annual range 21.404999 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coldest month min 14.595 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - coolest month max 30.428333 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in max 1.4783325 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max difference in min 3.955017 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - max month diurnal range 15.8333435 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - mean annual diurnal range 11.602635 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in max -2.6650085 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min difference in min -4.1416626 degrees C/day
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - min month diurnal range 7.465027 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - month hottest maximum 36.0 degrees C
    2030A1BMk35M: Temperature - warmest month min 27.126667 degrees C
    Precipitation - annual (Bio12) 667.5 mm
    Precipitation - autumn 142.0 mm
    Precipitation - autumn reliability 0.0 %
    Precipitation - coldest quarter (Bio19) 27.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest period (Bio14) 0.0 mm
    Precipitation - driest quarter (Bio17) 3.0 mm
    Precipitation - seasonality (Bio15) 141.0 mm
    Precipitation - spring 11.0 mm
    Precipitation - summer 386.0 mm
    Precipitation - warmest quarter (Bio18) 354.75 mm
    Precipitation - wettest period (Bio13) 58.0 mm
    Precipitation - wettest quarter (Bio16) 535.25 mm
    Precipitation - winter 23.0 mm
    Precipitation deficit - annual mean -192.44238 mm
    Precipitation deficit - month max -290.36154 mm
    Radiation - annual mean (Bio20) 22.3 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - coldest quarter (Bio27) 18.2 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - driest quarter (Bio25) 25.4 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - highest period (Bio21) 28.6 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - lowest period (Bio22) 15.8 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - seasonality (Bio23) 17.0
    Radiation - warmest quarter (Bio26) 24.975 MJ/m2/day
    Radiation - wettest quarter (Bio24) 22.4 MJ/m2/day
    Temperature - annual mean (Bio01) 26.725 degrees C
    Temperature - annual range (Bio07) 22.025 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest period min (Bio06) 13.2 degrees C
    Temperature - coldest quarter mean (Bio11) 22.075 degrees C
    Temperature - diurnal range mean (Bio02) 11.55 degrees C
    Temperature - driest quarter mean (Bio09) 26.0 degrees C
    Temperature - isothermality (Bio03) 0.5225 %
    Temperature - seasonality (Bio04) 1.08
    Temperature - warmest period max (Bio05) 35.275 degrees C
    Temperature - warmest quarter (Bio10) 29.875 degrees C
    Temperature - wettest quarter mean (Bio08) 29.775 degrees C
    Wind run - annual mean 209.2705 km/day
    Wind run - month max 280.8438 km/day
    Wind run - month min 151.5662 km/day
    Wind speed - annual mean 3pm 4.430487 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am 3.6864593 m/s
    Wind speed - annual mean 9am or 3pm 5.0008345 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 3pm 5.6150007 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am 4.3866677 m/s
    Wind speed - month max 9am or 3pm 5.6150007 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 3pm 3.4291673 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am 2.9291673 m/s
    Wind speed - month min 9am or 3pm 2.9291673 m/s
    Distance - to any water (weighted) 0.46572524 degrees
    Distance - to coast 0.0 km x 100
    Distance - to non-permanent water (weighted) 0.65795135 degrees
    Distance - to permanent water (weighted) 0.46572524 km
    Euclidean Distance to Coast (metres) 15639.802 m
    Remoteness index 9.0
    Water Observations From Space 8.0 Percentage
    GEOMACS - geometric mean 0.012052 Pascals
    Sea Surface Temperature - MODIS Terra 27.350676 Degrees C
    SeaWIFS K490 Mean 0.13405257 Kd@490nm/m^2
    SeaWiFS Chlorophyll Mean 1.4701186 mg/m^3
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - annual mean 0.21411803
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month max 0.9
    2030A1BMk35M: Crop factor - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month max 154.64563 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month mean 45.095104 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water deficit - month min 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - annual mean -1.4564545 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month max -0.9774546 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water potential - month min -1.5 MPa
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - annual mean 19.270622
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month max 80.99999
    2030A1BMk35M: Water stress index - month min 0.0
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - annual mean 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month max 0.0 mm
    2030A1BMk35M: Water surplus - month min 0.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-1m Plant Available Water Capacity (250m raster) 74.0 mm
    ASRIS 0-30cm Bulk Density (250m raster) 1.46 Mg/m3
    ASRIS 0-30cm Clay Content (250m raster) 8.0 %
    Bouguer gravity anomalies 9.572072 Gal
    Bulk density 1.3673913 Mg/m^3
    Calcrete 0.0 presence
    Carbon store pre-European 7.936809 kgC/ha
    Clay % 4.6576085 %
    Erodibility 14.0 k factor
    Erosional surfaces - proportion 15.625 %
    Erosivity 5443.0 MJ mm/ha/hr
    Hydrologic conductivity - average saturated 300.0 mm/h
    Hydrological conductivity - uncertainty 10.0
    Lithology - age range 5.2295 my
    Lithology - fertility 2.6 index
    Lithology - mean age 34.780437 my
    Lithology - mean age (log) 0.27988815 log my
    Lithology - mean age range (log) 0.49012125 log my
    Magnetic anomalies -265.0 nT
    Moisture Index - annual mean (Bio28) 0.24
    Moisture Index - coldest quarter mean (Bio35) 0.05
    Moisture Index - highest period (Bio29) 0.92
    Moisture Index - highest quarter mean (Bio32) 0.74
    Moisture Index - lowest period (Bio30) 0.0
    Moisture Index - lowest quarter mean (Bio33) 0.0
    Moisture Index - seasonality (Bio31) 132.0
    Moisture Index - warmest quarter mean (Bio34) 0.38
    Nitrogen - plant-available pre-European 643.87115 kgN/ha
    Nitrogen concentration pre-European 21.235514 mgN kg/H2O
    Nitrogen store pre-European 22.251392 kgN/ha
    Nutrient status 1.0 index
    Pedality hydrological score 1.8630434
    Phosphorus - plant-available pre-European 3.9765725 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus - plant-available total pre-European 87.59845 kgP/ha
    Phosphorus pre-European 3.7950196 mgP kg/H2O
    Soil depth 0.8 m
    Soil pedality 1.8630434
    Soils - coarse 0.0 class
    Substrate data reliability 1.0
    Topographic wetness index 4.267989
    Unreliable water retention parameters 0.0
    Water holding capacity 41000.0 mm
    Water holding capacity - plant-available 129.0 mm
    Weathering Intensity V2 5.63145 Weathering Intensity Index
    Aspect 210.0 degrees
    Averaged Topographic Relief 105.916664 metres
    Bathymetry and Topography 9 sec -3.0 m
    Elevation 2.0 m
    Ridge top flatness 0.7542498
    Ridge top flatness - proportion 0.0 %
    Slope length 1000.0 m
    Topographic Slope (degrees) 1.1231098 degrees
    Topographic relief 21.80079 m
    Topographic roughness 99.77019 %
    Topographic slope (%) 1.638788 %
    Valley bottom % 21.875 %
    Valley bottom flatness index 0.428375
    Fraction of Photosynthetically Active Radiation (fPAR) 36.0 %
    Gross Primary Productivity (2012-03-13) 0.0047 kg C/m^2
    Leaf Area Index (LAI) - 2012-03-05 0.8 m^2 plant / m^2 ground
    NPP Mean 3.0 tonnes/ha/yr
    Phenology peak day of year 2002 dry 82.92 Day
    Phenology peak day of year 2012 wet 81.0 Day