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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
1661 12-03-1991 Millard Pool Night-heron, Nankeen Four birds seen. By Marion Pitcher
1662 11-03-1991 Millard Pool Corella, Little Short-billed corella. Flock of about 200 birds. By Marion Pitcher
1663 03-03-1991 York townsite Honeyeater, Spiny-cheeked Four sighted in garden. By Chris Miles
1664 16-02-1991 Avon River Falcon, Peregrine One male at Avon River pool, Glen Avon. By Jim Masters
1665 14-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Sighted. Not seen in mid-September 1990 when it would normally be seen, and has been regularly for 20 years. By Dawn Atwell
1666 14-02-1991 Key Farm Kangaroo, Western Grey Large group in bush around Key Farm for past month. By Jocelyn Burt
1667 13-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed First sighting on Woodendale for many years. By Ray Paynter
1668 13-02-1991 Key Farm Kingfisher, Sacred Two pairs. By Jocelyn Burt.
1669 13-02-1991 Julimar Springs Spinebill, Western Now quite common in area. By Marion Pitcher
1670 13-02-1991 Julimar Springs Turtle-dove, Senegal Sandspring Road. Returned to house garden after lengthy absence. By Marion Pitcher
1671 12-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Toodyay Owl, Barn One bird recorded. By Dawn Atwell
1672 12-02-1991 Julimar Springs Kingfisher, Sacred In house garden in Sandspring Road. First time for two years. Marion Pitcher
1673 12-02-1991 Seabrook, via Northam Falcon, Brown Recovered one young bird from water tank; nearly drowned. Taken home, dried off and it flew away. By Lindsay Milhinch
1674 06-02-1991 Toodyay Parrot, Port Lincoln Species seemed to disappear during locust plague. By Jocelyn Burt. (Common annual occurrence - Jim Masters)
1675 05-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Toodyay Magpie-lark Large numbers sighted sixty plus. By Ray Paynter
1676 15-01-1991 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Owl, Barn Two young birds observed on Glen Avon about 21:00 hours, in open paddocks. From last years nesting. By Jim Masters
1677 04-01-1991 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Dotterel, Red-kneed Seven on dams at Glen Avon. By Jim Masters
1678 17-12-1990 Seabrook, via Northam Owl, Southern Boobook Resident pair at 'Mortlock View' farm. By Lindsay Milhinch
1679 12-12-1990 Julimar Springs Owl, Southern Boobook Howard Road. Bird sighted on aviary. By Jeanette & Denley Jones
1680 24-11-1990 Majestic Heights Locust, Australian Plague Locusts arrived in Majestic Heights after having devastated other areas in the Wheatbelt, including Toodyay township

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