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
1321 22-12-1997 Koojedda Road, Bakers Hill Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.6m specimen; 28 DEG C, sunny, clear day, moderate winds; moving through branchlets of an almond tree near house and fowl run; magpies brought owners attention to animal Dave McGinlay (Python Survey)
1322 07-12-1997 Sinclair Place, Julimar Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.6m in length; sunny, 34 DEG C; observed coiled around top section of pressure pump (beneath metal cover). Has been observed resting on the cross beam of decking (two storey house). Observed in same area twelve months previously. Photographed. Lou and Anne Kidd (Python Survey)
1323 03-12-1997 Lot 183 Sinclair Place, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 5'-good condition-lies on top of pipe beneath decking of 2 story house and also on top of the water pump beneath the pump cover-viewed also 07.12.97-photographed-Anne/Lou Kidd.
1324 10-08-1997 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Caladenia reptans ssp. reptans First sighting, below carpark
1325 06-03-1997 30 Wandoo Circle, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.8 metre in fowl-run taking eggs-windy, overcast, some rain-thick undergrowth-Marri, Wandoo, Powderbark Wandoo-?present for several months-not seen on visit to property-Brian Brightwell.
1326 19-02-1997 Cnr Julimar and Plunket Roads Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 8.00hrs-cool overcast-2 metres long-60cm tapering bulge-originally on road verge with tail over head like a cap-moved into litter beneath Dryandra-photographed-Lyn Dyke 571 8131
1327 18-02-1997 Lot 47 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Python, Western Stimson's (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) 22.00hrs-warm, still night-60cms length-moving slowly end of veranda into grass and undergrowth-good condition-Ron/Joyce Bone.
1328 18-02-1997 Vernon Hills, Toodyay Python, Western Stimson's (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) Found on the road 21.30hrs-lifted off and placed on the road verge by Phil Beattie.
1329 14-02-1997 Toodyay/Clackline Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 8.30hrs-telephoned by school teacher, Lindsay Gibson, re a 2 metre with 8cm girth-roadkill at 6.45hrs.
1330 12-02-1997 West Toodyay Rd, Toodyay Python, Western Stimson's (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) 16.00hrs-end of December sighting-hot, dry weather-oblivious of observer as it moved slowly through cut grass on to neighbour's property-Richard Matthews.
1331 06-02-1997 Bobakine Reserve, Northam shire. Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) Telephoned by Graham Greene (Folewood Road)- his mother had seen a very large black and white snake upright-one an half metres.
1332 21-12-1996 Vernon Hills, Toodyay Python, Western Stimson's (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) 1.2 metre-good condition-wrapped around a child's saddle-released on'Erindale Farm' in large, open shed-Robyn Beattie-not photographed.
1333 31-07-1996 Tammin Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Positive ID of Woma 11.03.96 approx 6' in length Steven Bluck, Northam
1334 23-06-1996 Julimar Conservation Park Chuditch (Western Quoll) Assisted CALM in checking traps, previously set up. Found six Chuditch, a Quenda and a Woylie with young
1335 21-06-1996 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road, Toodyay Honeyeater, Brown Notes from Dawn Atwell/Ray Paynter
1336 24-04-1996 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Python, Western Stimson's (Antaresia stimsoni stimsoni) 17.30hrs - warm weather - Python one metre length on the road verge - photographed.
1337 09-04-1996 Marri Glades, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Marie Connolly states she positively saw a Woma which had been resting beneath a Blackboy on her property Lot 10. It moved off and down a rabbit burrow. Early spring 1995. David Pearson taken to meet Marie with a northern Woma he had with him. she said it was the most beautiful creature.
1338 09-04-1996 River Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) Dave Munkton, farmer and owner of property, 'Deepdale', together with his son sighted a very large python on the road that was definitely not a Carpet Python in summer of 1995/96.
1339 08-04-1996 Woodlands Height, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Sandy Smith said the description of the Woma fits that of a small reptile she stepped over 4 years previously.
1340 24-03-1996 Vernon Hill property of Phil Beattie Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 2 metre animal rescued by Arthur North following taking an 8 week old family kitten-photographed.

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