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
1121 06-02-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Fairy-wren, Splendid 6.30pm - in garden - male and female. By Lee Francis
1122 08-02-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Fairy-wren, Splendid 6pm. On lawn - male and female. By Lee Francis
1123 15-02-2003 Bindoon-Dewars Pool Road, Dewars Pool Fairy-wren, Splendid By Don Smith
1124 01-04-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Fairy-wren, Splendid 10.15am, in garden. By Lee Francis
1125 02-04-2003 Bindoon-Dewars Pool Road, Dewars Pool Fairy-wren, Splendid By Don Smith
1126 22-04-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Fairy-wren, Splendid Pair at 8am. By Lee Francis
1127 01-06-2003 Salt Valley Road Fairy-wren, Splendid Male, in full breeding plumage. By Jay Barnett
1128 22-10-2017 Coondle Fairy-wren, Splendid A pair, with male in bright blue breeding plumage
1129 21-03-2018 Wandoo Circle Fairy-wren, Splendid Male. At the birdbath about 4.30 Changing plumage Photo taken
1130 20-02-2005 Long Pool, Avon River Fairy-wren, Splendid During pool survey by TFOR
1131 04-10-1990 York townsite Fairy-wren, Splendid First sighting in townsite for 20-25 years. Ex old resident. By Chris Miles
1132 13-03-1991 York townsite Fairy-wren, Splendid Three in brown plumage. By Chris Miles
1133 14-01-2000 Avon Catchment Event Cyclone moved down the WA coast then inland, over the catchment. By 23/1/2000 it was a 15-year flood event in Toodyay, up to 100 year event further into the wheatbelt. Avon River running a banker in Toodyay
1134 23-01-1999 Morangup, and southern part of Toodyay Event Tornado ripped through the south western part of the Shire, ripping out huge mature marri trees, uprooting others, and splitting others off at the base. Caused huge flood down Jimperding Brook, with over a metre at Lovers Lane causeway. Toodyay Road had vegetation levelled for nearly a kilometre on one side of the road, and the road was impassable.
1135 24-04-1994 Avon Valley National Park Event TNC started a biological survey of the AVNP. Set up camp in the park (under the direction of CALM) with traps and quadrats for flora monitoring. Five days of monitoring.
1136 18-11-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Event Aurora Australis - Very good sightings. Chris Miles, Jenny Ballard, Ruth & Lindsay Milhinch. Also good sighting Toodyay-Goomalling Road, Beryl and Fred Boase. Very good sighting at Glen Avon between 2115-2200 hrs. Best since the 1940s. Jim Masters.
1137 06-08-1990 Toodyay Event Avon Descent Boat Race. Mountain ducks and water birds in general. Much comment on this year's race re disturbance to waterfowl. Clutches of eight and ten chicks disappeared altogether after race. Another clutch of eight chicks was reduced to two. By Jim Masters
1138 17-05-2014 Wongamine Nature Resere Euro
1139 08-01-2002 Dudley Chitty Reserve Euro By Rae Kolb
1140 13-06-2002 Glen Erin, Dewars Pool Road Euro By Walter & Rae Kolb

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