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
4841 01-02-1989 Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped In wandoo thicket near house. By D Harwood
4842 01-02-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Turtle, Long-necked (Oblong Snake-necked) Seen crossing road near Glen Avon. By Chris Miles
4843 01-02-1989 Harper Road, Toodyay Python, Carpet (Morelia spilota imbricata) By D Watson.
4844 30-01-1989 Glen Avon, Northam Road, Northam Turtle, Long-necked (Oblong Snake-necked) Several seen on Glen Avon within 500m of the Avon River Jim Masters
4845 15-01-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Eagle, Wedge-tailed Diary record
4846 07-01-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Eagle, Wedge-tailed Three in valley over farm
4847 02-01-1989 Bindoon-Dewars Pool Road Event Major fire, started near Black Wattle Road and burnt west through to Hakea Road, and along Phillips Brook
4848 03-12-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Scarlet; Robin Red-breast; (Petroica multicolor)
4849 03-12-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Singing (Gavicalis virescens)
4850 10-09-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Echidna
4851 21-08-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Shrike-thrush, Grey (Colluricincla harmonica)
4852 08-07-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Duck, Wood; Maned duck Pair checking out nesting site in large old dead powderbark wandoo.
4853 16-04-1988 Sandspring Road, Julimar Goshawk, Brown (Accipiter fasciatus) Killed a silky bantam on Maxine Walker's property. Next door neighbour had it sitting in a tree above his fowl run. David Pitcher managed to trap the bird and it was taken some distance away and released. Extract from club minutes
4854 02-04-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Echidna
4855 15-03-1988 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Dragon, Western bearded (Pogona minor) In over-story of felled tree (to make way for house pad)
4856 18-07-1987 Woodendale Farm Raven, Australian (Corvus coronoides) Dawn Atwell reported a raven taking hair fro the back of a grazing cow to line its nest. Extract from club minutes.
4857 18-07-1987 Boase Farm, Goomalling Echidna Fred & Beryl Boase reported an echidna had taken up residence in their laundry for a day and two nights. Extract from club minutes.
4858 18-07-1987 Glen Avon, Northam Road, Katrine Rosella, Western (Platycercus icterotis) Sighted by Jim Masters. Extract from club minutes
4859 19-09-1985 Avon River, Toodyay townsite Stilt, Pied (Himantopus leucocephalus) Pair reported by Dorine Morrow. Extract from club notes
4860 17-05-1985 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Lizard, Western bluetongue (Tiliqua occipitalis) Beneath floor of tent on property near where house pad to go

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