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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
21 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Pink fairy orchids Caladenia latifolia
22 15-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay White myrtle Hypocalymma angustifolium Masses of plants coming into flower
23 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Rufous tree creeper Foraging on the ground and up trunk of old wandoo
24 15-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay Isopogon ?dubius Pincushion coneflower Not in flower but cones forming
25 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Yellow autumn lily Tricoryne eliator
26 15-08-2018 Hamersley Street, Toodyay, 6566 Rainbow Lorikeets 10.45am - Birds heard in a large old palm in the above street. Did not see the birds but there was no mistaking the calls. 6 birds had been reported within the past few days.
27 14-08-2018 Rugged Hills West Toodyay Grevillea flexuosa About a dozen plants just coming into flower. On laterite under wandoos. On private property bordering Rugged Hills Nature Reserve.
28 13-08-2018 Giles Rd, Nunile Honeyeater, Yellow-plumed In a group with other honey eaters feeding on eremophila youngii bush
29 12-08-2018 Wilkerson rd West Toodyay Euro Near the house. Took off when I drove up. Very light colour similar to a golden retriever with an even lighter chest and face. Possibly a hybrid with western grey.
30 12-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Carnabys cockatoos A pair at the top of an old wandoo. They were calling and fanning their tails and bobbing up and down. I only see them occasionally and usually just flying over the property.
31 09-08-2018 Northam shopping centre car park next to fuel station Rainbow Lorikeet 9am-heard Rainbow Lorikeets in a car park Eucalypt and saw at least two birds. It sounded like there could have been several more in the foliage. Reported to the division of Agriculture and Food in the Department of Biodiversity Conservation and Attractions.
32 06-08-2018 Wilkerson rd West Toodyay Dark banded greenhood orchids Pterostylis sanguinea 6 plants, varying heights and flower number. Under Wandoo. Flowers mostly green/ white striped, but one with more brown /white
33 06-08-2018 Wilkerson rd West Toodyay Blue fairy orchids Cyanicula deformis Six plants under wandoo
34 06-08-2018 Julimar rd near Toodyay town Nankeen kestrel Falco cenchroides Seen yesterday on wires about a km from town and today on wires on Railway Rd between caravan park and town. Have seen it before in same area.
35 31-07-2018 Crossing Kane Rd West Toodyay Echidna
36 29-07-2018 Junction Drummondi Stirlingia Roads Echidna 4.30PM walking across the road. No picture taken
37 25-07-2018 lot 0335 railway rd Toodyay inland dotterel 3 individuals running around on ground in waterlogged areas around compost heaps
38 21-07-2018 Julimar Road less than a kilometre from town Carnaby cockatoos 8 or 9 flying very low almost along the road, heading west. Late morning.
39 20-07-2018 Wilkerson Road Magpies There were more than 20. They are regular visitors, but Iíve never seen so many together.
40 18-07-2018 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Echidna Crossing Road near western end

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