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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.

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# Date Location Species Notes
381 02-03-2014 Morangup Nature Reserve Gerygone, Western Western Gerygone; Scarlet Robin; Rainbow Bee-eater; Magpie; Western Ringneck; Rufous Whistler, Australian Raven; Red-capped Parrot; Galah; Bronzewing Pigeon; Brown Honeyeater; Weebill; Carnaby's Cockatoo; Grey Fantail
382 02-03-2014 Glen Avon garden Katrine Honeyeater, White-naped Uncommon in this area
383 01-03-2014 Ninigo Creek Dumbarton Eagle, Wedge-tailed 4 birds (2 adults, 2 juvenile)
384 01-03-2014 Coondle Spider, Golden Orb Spider and web
385 27-02-2014 Toodyay Centipede, Wood (Allothereua) It is commonly known as a wood centipede belonging to the genus Allothereua. They are fast running little predators and can bite though rarely inclined to do so. They often can be found under peeling bark or among fallen branches. I don�t know much about them but can say they often turn up in pitfall traps in Kings Park and right through the southwest out to the Goldfields.
386 25-02-2014 Giles Road Toodyay Gecko, Reticulated Velvet (Oedura reticulata) Bethan Lloyd reported seeing these regularly on the house walls of an evening
387 23-02-2014 Majestic Heights Possum, Brush-tailed Coming into the bird bath for a drink
388 23-02-2014 196 Drummondi Drive Toodyay Gwardar, Western Brown Snake (Pseudonaja nuchalis) Came out of water pipes being flushed, ready for connection. Ended up under house, nowhere to be seen since. Small, skinny, approx length 70cm.
389 22-02-2014 Toodyay Boobook, Southern (Mopoke, Mokepoke) Owl injured, taken to Kanyana. Fate unknown
390 19-02-2014 Avon Location V - opposite Lloys Reserve Eagle, Wedge-tailed Probably had flown over Lloyd Reserve
391 16-02-2014 Bindoon Dewars Pool Road Chuditch (Western Quoll) After dark
392 16-02-2014 Bindoon Dewars Pool Road Bat, Gould's Wattle Near the back light about 8pm getting insects
393 10-02-2014 Flying across Drummondi Drive into Mavis Jeffery Reserve Bee-eater, Rainbow 2 sighted in flight
394 01-02-2014 Mount Anderson Street Corella, Western Flocks coming in to use bird baths - first time they have done this - probably due to lack of water during extended dry summer. Willy Wagtails coming more often. Rainbow Bee-eaters gathering. Very few bobtails sighted this summer.
395 30-01-2014 Bindoon Dewars Pool Road Parrot, Red-capped Drnking at troughs most days since Christmas, accompanied by Western Ringneck Parrots
396 24-12-2013 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Mantis, Shield (Giant Malaysian) 7.50 am, temp between 17 and 20 deg C
397 04-12-2013 End of Leake Rd, Coondle Wagtail, Willie Tiny willy wagtail agressively harrassing an adult magpie who was in his tree, chased the much larger bird off.
398 02-12-2013 Toodyay railway station. It had just crossed the line. Echidna Reported by David Wade
399 29-11-2013 Drummond Street, Toodyay WA Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's 11 birds perched in flooded gum, 12 noon. Some flew off.
400 27-11-2013 12 Drummond St, Toodyay WA Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's 3 birds, perched in flooded gum tree, then flew off, 9am.

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