BDBSA Project Metadata Detail

Survey/Project Number: 709          Total No. of Sites: 42
Survey/Project Name: CHANNEL COUNTRY WATERBIRDS AERIAL- APR 09
Abstract: Document waterbird species present in the Diamantina and Cooper systems during April/May 2009 in response to good flooding conditions through an aerial survey. This aerial survey was undertaken to cover a large area and calibrated through a ground survey conducted at a selection of localised sites. Data obtained from fixed wing aircraft transects.
 
Start Date: 01/05/2009      End Date: 10/10/2009
Survey Type: Vertebrates only
   
Study Area Description: Lake Eyre Basin, Innamincka Regional Reserve, Goyders Lagoon (Clifton Hills Sation), Lower Cooper (SA), Lower Diamantina (SA), Upper Cooper (Qld), Upper Diamantina (Qld).
Objectives
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation survey objectives recorded
         Fauna: *** No fauna survey objectives recorded
Methodology
         Vegetation: *** No vegetation methodology recorded
         Fauna: refer to - REID, J. & R. P. JAENSCH 2010. Waterbird Use of 2009 Floods in South Australian Portions of the Lake Eyre Basin. Unpubl. report to SA Department of Environment and Heritage. The Fenner School of Environment and Society, Australian National University, Can

Data Distribution Rules: Public
Project Basis: Fauna : Unclassified - pending reassessment.
Information Authority: Department for Environment and Heritage (BDBSA:Outback) - Regional Ecologist - Deserts