Aerial Surveys of Waterbirds in Eastern Australia
The map below highlights the areas where sampling has occurred for this program.
Click on the map to view information about the drainage basins in this area.
Aerial Surveys of Waterbirds in Eastern Australia is a collaborative program that monitors ten survey bands that intersect Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia.
Program start date
Program end date
Objectives of the program
This program aims to:
Who is involved?
Contact details of lead organisation: awar.info♲unsw.edu.au
New South Wales, South Australian, Queensland and Victorian State Governments
List of indicators monitored
Scale of program
Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria and South Australia
Brief description of sampling locations
An area of 2,697,000 km2 is systematically sampled with ten survey bands 30 km in width, spaced every 2° of latitude from 38°30’S to 20°30’S.
Frequency of monitoring
Annual monitoring each October
Where is the program reported?
Last updated: 22 March 2013
This page should be cited as:
Department of Environment and Science, Queensland (2013) Aerial Surveys of Waterbirds in Eastern Australia, WetlandInfo website, accessed 27 October 2023. Available at: https://wetlandinfo.des.qld.gov.au/wetlands/assessment/monitoring/current-and-future-monitoring/aerial-surveys-waterbirds-eastern-australia.html