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
1401 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.
1402 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
1403 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.
1404 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.
1405 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.
1406 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.
1407 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.
1408 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.
1409 31-07-1996 Tammin Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Positive ID of Woma 11.03.96 approx 6' in length Steven Bluck, Northam
1410 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
1411 21-06-1996 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road, Toodyay Honeyeater, Brown Notes from Dawn Atwell/Ray Paynter
1412 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.
1413 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.
1414 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.
1415 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.
1416 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.
1417 03-03-1996 Fernie Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) Large speciman stalking and caught an Aust. Raven in 80' Marri-photographed and videoed by Keith Boase on Margo Hodges' goat property 8am.
1418 15-11-1994 Stirlingia Drive Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) Large specimen crossing road, 8.15pm
1419 09-07-1994 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road, Toodyay Honeyeater, Brown-headed Notes from Dawn Atwell/Ray Paynter. Seen in garden (first observation)
1420 09-07-1994 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road, Toodyay Owl, Masked Notes from Dawn Atwell/Ray Paynter

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