Moondyne Festival


Sightings

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 17-10-2018 Church Gully Road, Toodyay Rufus Whistler Up in tree above water tanks 16.15 hrs warm sunny afternoon and been calling most of the day.
2 11-10-2018 Julimar Road Snake Unsure of species have photo
3 10-10-2018 Toodyay-Northam Road Bronzewing, Common Bird flying parallel with car at 90km/hr for well over 100 metres
4 09-10-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Pobblebonk frog Heard in the evenings over the last 2 weeks. Sound coming from near a small pond. "Bonking" sound only, not seen.
5 09-10-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First birds for the season have arrived
6 08-10-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Boobook Owl Heard over the last week in the evenings. Seen Saturday night about 8PM perching high in a wandoo tree and calling. No photograph
7 07-10-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay white cheeked honey eater Seen feeding on 2 species of grevillea and red and green kangaroo paw. Several different birds. Photographs taken
8 06-10-2018 Home property Black monitor Lizard Wasm and sunny on foot path 12.15 hrs. Has been around for sometime.
9 27-09-2018 Mt Anderson Street Kangaroo, Western Grey I guess it was a kangaroo and not a euro. Largish with reddish coat hopping down the length of Mt Anderson Street then turning into Drummond street gravel extension.
10 16-09-2018 Charlton Blvd, Coondle, Toodyay Black-naped snake No photo-30 to 35cm long-found by Warren Mahar in long grass while brushcutting-reddish brown upper body and whitish belly/cream belly- moved to hide beneath a rock. Notified per Nat's website.
11 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.
12 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.
13 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
14 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.
15 24-08-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Inland Thornbill 10.00am - This bird was heard on the property.
16 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.
17 22-08-2018 Racecourse Road, Toodyay Wood Duck 10.45am - 2 juvenile Wood Ducks crossed the road and stood on the verge.
18 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
19 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
20 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.

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