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

Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
1661 15-11-1989 Bindoon Springs Banksia menziesii Spectacular flowering. By Ry Paynter.
1662 21-10-1989 Julimar Springs Swamphen, Purple Birds nesting. By David Pitcher
1663 30-09-1989 York townsite Corella, Little Large flocks observed over lengthy period. By Chris Miles. (Seen only periodically at Seabrook - Lindsay Milhinch)
1664 15-07-1989 Northam Golf Course Honeyeater, Spiny-cheeked Sighted by Jim Masters
1665 15-07-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Pigeon, Crested Large flock sighted in farmland. Usually only a few. By David Pitcher
1666 20-05-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Eagle, Wedge-tailed Pair sighted by Dawn Atwell
1667 20-05-1989 Meenah Nature Reserve Cuckoo, Pallid First for the season. Jim Masters
1668 20-05-1989 Toodyay Bronzewing, Common Several reports of larger numbers than usual
1669 20-05-1989 Avon River, Toodyay Springs Doreen Morrow observed springs rising in the river and it is rising in places although there has been no rain. Jim Masters advised this was due to lowering of the temperature. Ray Paynter advised this seemed to occur from March onwards. Mavis Jefferey said there were always two springs at Kaynsham that rise about the end of March
1670 01-05-1989 Julimar Road, Julimar Glow Worms Observed at night by Maxine Walker
1671 01-05-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Glow Worms Observed by Dawn Atwell
1672 30-04-1989 Julimar Forest Currawong, Grey Heard by Sam Cook
1673 15-04-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck) A pair. Have been returning to mate for many years. Ray Paynter
1674 01-04-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Frogmouth, Tawny By Denis Sparks
1675 01-03-1989 Glen Avon Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two sighted. Jim Masters advised they have about a 10km radius, and mate for life. There are about nine separate pairs in the Toodyay-Bolgart area. Sighting by J Ballard
1676 01-02-1989 Sandspring Road, Julimar Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Three asleep in house garden. Sighted by Maxine Walker
1677 01-02-1989 Glen Avon Miner, Yellow-throated Seemed to arrive at Glen Avon with flowering of the Marri Jim Masters
1678 01-02-1989 Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped In wandoo thicket near house. By D Harwood
1679 01-02-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Turtle, Long-necked (Oblong Snake-necked) Seen crossing road near Glen Avon. By Chris Miles
1680 01-02-1989 Harper Road Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) By D Watson.

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