Moondyne Festival


Sightings

These are the most recent sightings sent to us by members and the public.

(4,945 Observations recorded at 30th May 2024)

If you would like to log a sighting of any flora or fauna in the Toodyay or adjacent areas please click the link provided.
Please 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. You do not have to be a member.
The following information would be useful, if at all possible.
1) time of day?
2) weather conditions?
3) landscape eg: road verge, scrubland, breakaway country, high or low in a tree, etc, ?
4) what the creature was doing at the time of the sighting?
5) approximate size?
6) gender (if possible)?
7) colouration?
8) photographed?
9) any other interesting observation/s at the time of sighting?
10) for plants, the surrounding growth, number of plants and their general condition, is it a wetland?

Please try and limit the number of characters you enter to 100. A photograph will be a great advantage in identification of those hard to categorise animals or plants


Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
1 05-06-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Cat, Feral (Felis catus) Drinking from bird bath at 8.05pm. Filmed on sensor camera
2 05-06-2024 Toodyay District High School Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Up to 100 birds flew north-west across the school grounds at 10.45am - what a glorious sight.
3 03-06-2024 Doodlakine Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed (Calyptorhynchus banksii) From Ric Newman Happy to report we have had about 200 red tail black cockatoos visit this morning and they do not seem to be in any hurry to leave !
4 31-05-2024 Mt Anderson Street, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed (Calyptorhynchus banksii) About 7 or more calling in large gum next door 4.15pm.
5 31-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Whistler, Rufous (Pachycephala rufiventris) Filmed on sensor camera
6 31-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Singing (Gavicalis virescens) Filmed on sensor camera
7 30-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Thornbill, Yellow-rumped (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa) Filmed on sensor camera
8 30-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Red-capped (Petroica goodenovii) Filmed on sensor camera
9 29-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Red-capped (Petroica goodenovii) Filmed on bird bath with sensor camera
10 29-05-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Cat, Feral (Felis catus) Filmed on sensor camera. Have trap but too wet to put out at present.
11 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Shrike-thrush, Grey (Colluricincla harmonica) Seen mid-day hopping around on the ground.
12 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Emu (Dromaius novaehollandiae) Tracks only
13 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Lorikeet, Purple-crowned (Parvipsitta porphyrocephala) Lots of calls, quite a number of birds flying high in tree canopy
14 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Parrot, Australian Ringneck (Barnardius zonarius)
15 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Parrot, Red-capped (Purpureicephalus spurius)
16 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Tree-creeper, Rufous (Climacteris rufus)
17 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Weebill ((Smicrornis brevirostris ssp. occidentalis) calling
18 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Honeyeater, Yellow-plumed (Lichenostomus ornatus) Many birds, feeding on wandoo blossom
19 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Wattlebird, Western (Anthochaera lunulata)
20 25-05-2024 Julimar Forest Wattlebird, Red (Anthochaera carunculata)

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