Moondyne Festival


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

(4,878 Observations recorded at 11th April 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
4721 28-03-1991 Seabrook, via Northam Nightjar, Spotted Seen around the homestead shed and main water trough. By Lindsay Milhinch
4722 27-03-1991 Toodyay West Road, West Toodyay Owl, Barn Toodyay West Road, over Toodyay Brook. Two sightings of a single bird. By Max Howard
4723 26-03-1991 Picnic Hill Road, West Toodyay Falcon, Brown Light phase. By Ross McDougall
4724 20-03-1991 Sandspring Road, Julimar Cuckoo, Pallid Heard calling. By Maxine Walker
4725 19-03-1991 Clarke's Lakes, Mumberkine Sandpiper Single bird sighted. By Jim Masters
4726 15-03-1991 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Rat, Western Swamp One sighted in paperbarks on Avon River pool. Not sighted very often. By Jim Masters
4727 14-03-1991 Goomalling Duck, Mountain Flock of about 200 birds. By Fred Boase
4728 14-03-1991 Clarke's Lakes, Mumberkine Crake, Spotted Two sighted while on RAOU duck count. By Jim Masters
4729 13-03-1991 York townsite Fairy-wren, Splendid Three in brown plumage. By Chris Miles
4730 13-03-1991 Nardie (Millards) Pool Ibis, Australian White Seen on pool. By Marion Pitcher
4731 13-03-1991 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Nightjar, Spotted Seen at Glen Avon. By Jim Masters
4732 12-03-1991 Avon River, Toodyay townsite Ibis, Australian White Two on river over a period of several weeks. By Doreen Morrow
4733 12-03-1991 Nardie (Millards) Pool Night-heron, Nankeen Four birds seen. By Marion Pitcher
4734 11-03-1991 Nardie (Millards) Pool Corella, Little Short-billed corella. Flock of about 200 birds. By Marion Pitcher
4735 03-03-1991 York townsite Honeyeater, Spiny-cheeked Four sighted in garden. By Chris Miles
4736 16-02-1991 Avon River, Glen Avon Falcon, Peregrine One male at Avon River pool, Glen Avon. By Jim Masters
4737 14-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road 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
4738 14-02-1991 Toodyay-Perth Road, Toodyay Kangaroo, Western Grey Key Farm Large group in bush around Key Farm for past month. By Jocelyn Burt
4739 13-02-1991 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Eagle, Wedge-tailed First sighting on Woodendale for many years. By Ray Paynter
4740 13-02-1991 Toodyay-Perth Road, Toodyay Kingfisher, Sacred Key Farm Two pairs. By Jocelyn Burt.

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