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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
1341 22-12-1998 Koojedda Road, Bakers hill Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.6 metres-attracted by agitated Magpies-swamp nearby-easing itself through the branches of an almond tree-excellent condition-black and white and shiny-Dave McGinlay.
1342 06-12-1998 Marri Glades Snake, Southern Half-girdled Approx 26cm in length. Found in house. Photographed Jack Hammer
1343 05-12-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Burrowing-frog, Spotted (Heleioporus albopunctatus) On back verandah - damp weather; 11:45pm
1344 05-12-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Skink sp. Small, with stubby tail - had an ant holding on to its back leg; It was removed
1345 27-11-1998 Marri Glades, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 2 years previously-1 metre-beautiful gold with brown stripes-on woodheap-escaped down a hole-dug it out and killed it-Jack Hammer. (???Woma)
1346 27-11-1998 Avon River, Toodyay Turtle, Long-necked (Oblong Snake-necked) Found nesting along river bank near town bridge. Eggs also found so obviously young ones had hatched. Dorine Morrow
1347 20-11-1998 Lot 60 Howard Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.5 metre-lying in the sun near the house-good condition-no bumps-Josephine Ellis.
1348 18-11-1998 Toodyay Road, Morangup Echidna Next to reserve - small dead animal (obviously a road-kill)
1349 17-11-1998 Mt Anderson Street, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 13.00hrs-1.2 metres-on bedroom floor-very, very old house-hadn't seen mice for a long period-Bill O'Meara.
1350 17-11-1998 Toodyay Road, Morangup Frogmouth, Tawny Found dead in carpark, on bend western side of mad mile
1351 17-11-1998 Howard Road, Julimar Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.2m specimen; 30.5 DEG C; blustery day, trace of rain previous day; stretched out in the sun near house, reluctant to leave Josephine Ellis (Python Survey)
1352 17-11-1998 Mount Anderson, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.2M specimen; lying on floor of bedroom in very old brick home. It disappeared behind a wardrobe, then through a crack in the floorboards. Bill O'Meara (Python Survey)
1353 16-11-1998 Blackboy Way, Morangup, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 16.30hrs-1.5 metre-good condition-lying on rock wall of garden-John Stevens.
1354 16-11-1998 Blackboy Way, Morangup Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) 1.5m specimen; pending thunderstorm; 27 DEG C; approx 6cm diameter; lying on laterite rock wall, outside house. John Stevens (Python Survey)
1355 12-11-1998 Hovea Way/Sandplain Road Parrot, Elegant Pair near the corner. Previously nested in the area
1356 30-10-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Mountain devil; Thorny devil (Moloch horridus) Large animal on road, just above Hatfield Place
1357 27-10-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Burrowing-frog, Spotted (Heleioporus albopunctatus) Found burrowing into sand at 19:00hrs; sprinkling with rain
1358 27-10-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Frog, Western Banjo; Pobblebonk (Limnodynastes dorsalis) Found dead. Unknown cause
1359 26-10-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Raven, Australian Found dunking bread in a birdbath
1360 23-10-1998 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bronze-cuckoo, Shining Flew into back window and died about 5 minutes later

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