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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
1 11-03-2018 Majestic Heights Cuckoo, Fantail Very windy few days
2 24-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Falcon, Peregrine Screaming at back of house, high on a large dead tree.
3 24-02-2018 Stirlingia Drive, opposite entrance to 129 Owl, Boobook On edge of road. Yearly sightings: 2001 - 14; 02 - 32; 03 - 2; 04 - 11; 05 - 8; 06 - 3; 07 - 9; 08 - 22; 09 - 11; 10 - 5; 11 - 6; 12 - 38; 13 - 39; 14 - 15; 16 - 1; 17 - 2 Not what you'd call common
4 23-02-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Burtons Legless Lizard Seen at 6.50PM on the lawn Photographs taken
5 18-02-2018 Wandoo Circle, Toodyay Robin, Scarlet 8.30 AM Photos taken
6 18-02-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Several birds Feeding for over an hour around 9AM Photos taken
7 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay. Possum, Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) At 10pm, with young on her back. Fed from the feeding station with apple. On camera
8 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Possum, Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) 9.25pm - As filling the feed station two young animals came in. Very skittish - each climbing trees.
9 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow 6am - About 20 birds flying quite high and very vocal. Are they collecting a little earlier?
10 13-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Eagle, Wedge-tailed Three eagles at 08:50 soaring, being chased by a single brave Raven
11 13-02-2018 Stirlingia Drive Bee-eater, Rainbow 7pm - large flock gathering after a warm day. Must be getting ready to leave
12 13-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Possum, Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) 9pm-caught on sensor camera - large animal - apple not placed at the feeding station till 10pm.
13 08-02-2018 Karranadgin W.A. Affhan Thistle (Solanum hoplopetalum) Found a lone plant in my garden bed. Could have come in with the manure from salesyard.
14 06-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay. Possum, Common Brushtail (Trichosurus vulpecula) 8.45pm-not photographed-cool weather. Very tiny Brushtail clinging to the female's back when she came to feed at the feeding station.
15 31-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Single eagle but multiple ravens, magpies, galahs, ringnecks
16 27-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Corella, Western 7.30am-not photographed-Extremely large mob of birds flying back and forth over farmland below our property over the past week.This occurrence has been a daily happening, both morning and evening, in this area. The birds occasionally rest in the trees along the creek line on the farming property.
17 27-01-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Upset a large mob of corellas that are now frequenting the area. Worth hiring!
18 24-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Unknown venomous snake 8pm-not photographed-1.5 metre brown snake chasing mice on an enclosed verandah. ?? entered the enclosed space beneath security door gap of 1 cm.Charging back and forth the length of the verandah turning in tight circles. Unable to identify the reptile.
19 20-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive Toodyay Falcon, Peregrine At 7.50am, flew overhead at house. Large mob of corellas in farmland at same time
20 12-01-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Magpie, Australian 12 Magpies are regularly visiting for delicacies, including trapped mice, to show off their four young. These birds are those released a number of years ago as a 'mob'from care.

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