BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 157          Total No. of Sites: 223
Survey/Project Name: Eyre Peninsula Malleefowl Questionnaire
Abstract: This project aims to conduct a postal survey during 1999 by Greencorp and Department for Environment and Heritage (Biological Survey and Monitoring Section), to gather information about Malleefowl (Leipoa ocellata) and Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) distribution on private land, on the agricultural-portion of Eyre Peninsula, South Australia. METHODOLOGY: Landowners who owned large (>10 hectare) blocks of native vegetation were identified and sent a questionnaire, which was primarily intended to clarify issues relating to historical and present Malleefowl and Brushtail Possum distribution and abundance.
 
Start Date: 01/01/1900      End Date: 01/01/1999
Survey Type: Vertebrates only
   
Study Area Description: Survey forms were posted to all freehold landholders (non-residential) on Eyre Peninsula. All of Eyre Peninsula north to the extent of Freehold land.
Objectives
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation survey objectives recorded
         Fauna: A Postal Survey was conducted during 1999 by Greencorp and DEH (Biological Survey and Monitoring Section) to gather information about Malleefowl and Brushtail Possum distribution on private land on Eyre Peninsula.
Methodology
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: *** No vertebrate methodology recorded

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Fauna : Fauna species/population Study (ie trapping records over time period for species study). NOTE:NON Std Svy methodology may have been used.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:S&C Div) - Biological Survey and Monitoring