Burdekin River (Blue Range) Wetlands

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This section of the Burdekin River has perennial and clear flow over a sandy bottom. The tributaries included here are smaller, ephemeral creeks. Habitat condition here is typical of the upper Burdekin rangelands, though this section of the river has significant bank erosion and gullying.

Burdekin River (Blue Range) Wetlands Condition Summary

Sources of data and definitions

ID No. Name Type Permanency of inundation Flushing frequency / flow No of water bodies Prop of water bodies Description
1 Burdekin River Riv Permanent Permanent Many VH Large, perennial river
2 Christmas Ck Lagoon Pal Permanent? Seasonal One VH Permanent off-channel lagoon
3 Wolfe Lagoon Pal Ephemeral Ephemeral One VL Ephemeral off-channel lagoon
4 Miles Lake Pal Ephemeral Ephemeral One VL Ephemeral off-channel lagoon
5 Blue Range trib Riv Unknown Ephemeral Unknown VL


No. Water Quality Aquatic habitat Values Degree of confidence
Departure from natural Functionality Departure from natural Functionality
1 2 2 2 2 2 2
2 2 2 2 3 3 3
3 2 2 2 2 4 3
4 2 2 2 2 4 3
5 2 2 2 2 5 2

References

Related information

Location of Burdekin River (Blue Range) Wetlands
Location of Burdekin River (Blue Range) Wetlands

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