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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.

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay. Brushtail Possum At 10pm, with young on her back. Fed from the feeding station with apple. On camera
2 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Possum, Brushtail 9.25pm - As filling the feed station two young animals came in. Very skittish - each climbing trees.
3 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Rainbow Beeater 6am - About 20 birds flying quite high and very vocal. Are they collecting a little earlier?
4 13-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Eagle, Wedge-tailed Three eagles at 08:50 soaring, being chased by a single brave Raven
5 13-02-2018 Stirlingia Drive Rainbow Bee eater 7pm - large flock gathering after a warm day. Must be getting ready to leave
6 13-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Brushtail Possum 9pm-caught on sensor camera - large animal - apple not placed at the feeding station till 10pm.
7 08-02-2018 Karranadgin W.A. Solanum hoplopetalum Found a lone plant in my garden bed. Could have come in with the manure from salesyard.
8 06-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay. Possum, Brushtail 8.45pm-not photographed-cool weather. Very tiny Brushtail clinging to the female's back when she came to feed at the feeding station.
9 31-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Single eagle but multiple ravens, magpies, galahs, ringnecks
10 27-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Corella 7.30am-not photographed-Extremely large mob of birds flying back and forth over farmland below our property over the past week.This occurrence has been a daily happening, both morning and evening, in this area. The birds occasionally rest in the trees along the creek line on the farming property.
11 27-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Upset a large mob of corellas that are now frequenting the area. Worth hiring!
12 24-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Unknown venomous snake 8pm-not photographed-1.5 metre brown snake chasing mice on an enclosed verandah. ?? entered the enclosed space beneath security door gap of 1 cm.Charging back and forth the length of the verandah turning in tight circles. Unable to identify the reptile.
13 20-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Falcon, Peregrine At 7.50am, flew overhead at house. Large mob of corellas in farmland at same time
14 12-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Australian Magpies 12 Magpies are regularly visiting for delicacies, including trapped mice, to show off their four young. These birds are those released a number of years ago as a 'mob'from care.
15 06-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fox; Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Crossing creek early morning (7.33am). Recorded by sensor camera.
16 01-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Golden Orb Spider Photographed- extensive, magnificent web which is glittering gold in the sunshine. Mrs golden Orb is collecting a large cache for her future offspring.
17 28-12-2017 Dumbarton Bridge Avon River Pelican, Australian 3 pelicans on the river
18 28-12-2017 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Wasp, Unidentified A wasp, possibly some sort of digger or paper wasp, seen attacking a sergeant ant in the garden. The wasp flew off when I stumbled on it, however I think it had the better of the ant.
19 27-12-2017 Nr Wandoo Circle Sittella, Varied Two birds feeding on wandoo tree. 7.20AM
20 27-12-2017 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fox; Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Crossing log across creek at 2.20am. Recorded on sensor camera.

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