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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
21 27-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Corella, Western 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.
22 27-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Upset a large mob of corellas that are now frequenting the area. Worth hiring!
23 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.
24 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
25 12-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Magpie, Australian 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.
26 06-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fox; Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Crossing creek early morning (7.33am). Recorded by sensor camera.
27 01-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Spider, Golden Orb Photographed- extensive, magnificent web which is glittering gold in the sunshine. Mrs golden Orb is collecting a large cache for her future offspring.
28 28-12-2017 Dumbarton Bridge Avon River Pelican, Australian 3 pelicans on the river
29 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.
30 27-12-2017 Nr Wandoo Circle Sittella, Varied Two birds feeding on wandoo tree. 7.20AM
31 27-12-2017 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fox; Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Crossing log across creek at 2.20am. Recorded on sensor camera.
32 26-12-2017 Sandplain Road, near Toodyay Road Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Large flock Carnabys flying overhead. Approx 30 birds. 5.45AM
33 20-12-2017 1650 Julimar Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 16.50 - Photographed by Lou and Anne Kidd. The adult python was moving across the upper deck of their home.
34 20-12-2017 263 Harders Chitty Road, Toodyay Black-Cockatoo, Red-tailed One male and three female adult parrots came and fed on casuarina nuts on a tree on this property at approximately 4.15pm
35 16-12-2017 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Painted Button Quail Seen running through the brush. 8.20 AM, Photographed
36 14-12-2017 Wilkerson Rd Toodyay Monitor, Gould's (Varanus gouldii) On the road. Adult. Stayed still until I stopped, reversed and waved out the window with a shooing noise, then took off to the side of the road. First one I've seen in the area
37 11-12-2017 Ellery's Pool Pelican, Australian
38 11-12-2017 Ellerys Pool Pelican, Australian 4pm - Photographed - 7 plus birds sitting on two submerged tree trunks together with two Yellow Spoonbills, an unidentified duck and a Black Cormorant and, maybe, a Little Pied Cormorant.
39 11-12-2017 Wetland at James' Cottage Spoonbill, Yellow-billed 2.30pm - not photographed - 2 or 3 birds wading on the edge of the wetland.
40 11-12-2017 Opposite 1650 Julimar Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 6.50am-Photographed by Lou and Anne Kidd a large reptile resting in the fork of a tree between the road and the fire access track.

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