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These are the most recent sightings sent to us by members and the public. If you would like to log a sighting of any flora or fauna in the Toodyay area, please click the link provided. You must enter your name for for us to verify your sighting, and contact details at the end of your notes, as we may need to get more details from you. Please try and limit the number of characters you enter to 100. A photograph will be a great advantage in identification those hard to identify creatures

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 03-09-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay 6566 Echidna 1.15pm - a large Echidna was trundling across the hill up from the house. It obviously found a good source of food as it eventually stopped and stayed in the one area for a long period. No photo taken.
2 03-09-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay 6566 Orchids currently flowering on the property Blue, Caladenia reptans, small white spider orchids, Caladenia flava, Caladenia saccharata, Pterostylis recurva, Pterostylis sanguinea Small white spider orchid photographed.
3 27-08-2018 Giles Rd, Nunile Honeyeater, Brown-headed Small group of up to 8 individuals regularly visit bird bath each afternoon one of the individuals was seen pulling hair out of a sleeping dog
4 24-08-2018 Coondle Toodyay White-tailed Black Cockatoo 3pm - Shaun from the Coondle area phoned re 11 birds feeding on ......nuts. Shaun talked about the great number of species of birds that he has on his property. He has had the Cockatoos coming around the same time annually for a number of years.
5 24-08-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Inland Thornbill 10.00am - This bird was heard on the property.
6 23-08-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Brushtail Possum `10pm - Two large Brushtail Possums captured on the sensor camera. One had a black tail while the second animal had a light grey-coloured tail. They were together at the feed station. The small black Brushtail has not been seen since 17th of the month.
7 22-08-2018 Racecourse Road, Toodyay Wood Duck 10.45am - 2 juvenile Wood Ducks crossed the road and stood on the verge.
8 22-08-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Brushtail Possum 8pm - Large male animal with a black tail appeared to be marking territory as it slowly moved about. Not photographed
9 22-08-2018 Giles Rd, Nunile Tawny frogmouth flying up to perch on tree branch early evening also seen one dead one at base of tree nearby
10 20-08-2018 Toodyay/Perth Road opposite James Cottage Wood Duck 11.30am - Single parent with at least 8 tiny ducklings on the road verge but very close to the edge of the road.
11 20-08-2018 129 Stirlinigia Drive, Toodyay Brushtail Possum 8pm - Very large light grey-coloured animal moving about below the feeding station. No sign of the small black animal.
12 16-08-2018 Forrest Rd Wongamine Orchids Numerous greenhoods, pink fairies and donkey orchids.
13 15-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay Wedge tailed eagle
14 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Pink fairy orchids Caladenia latifolia
15 15-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay White myrtle Hypocalymma angustifolium Masses of plants coming into flower
16 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Rufous tree creeper Foraging on the ground and up trunk of old wandoo
17 15-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay Isopogon ?dubius Pincushion coneflower Not in flower but cones forming
18 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Yellow autumn lily Tricoryne eliator
19 15-08-2018 Hamersley Street, Toodyay, 6566 Rainbow Lorikeets 10.45am - Birds heard in a large old palm in the above street. Did not see the birds but there was no mistaking the calls. 6 birds had been reported within the past few days.
20 14-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay Grevillea flexuosa About a dozen plants just coming into flower. On laterite under wandoos. On private property bordering Rugged Hills Nature Reserve.

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