BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 158          Total No. of Sites: 125
Survey/Project Name: Yorke 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), Common Brushtail Possum (Trichosurus vulpecula) and Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat (Lasiorhinus latifrons) distribution on private land, on the agricultural-portion of Yorke 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, Brushtail Possum and Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat distribution and abundance.
Start Date: 01/01/1900      End Date: 01/01/2000
Survey Type: Vertebrates only
Study Area Description: Survey forms were sent to all private landholders (non-residential) on Yorke Peninsula. Fauna survey corresponds with the Yorke Peninsula Herbarium Region.
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation survey objectives recorded
         Fauna: A Postal Survey was conducted during 2000 by Greencorp and DEH (Biological Survey and Monitoring Section) to gather information about Malleefowl, Brushtail Possum and Southern Hairy-nosed Wombat distribution on private land on Yorke Peninsula.
         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