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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.

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# Date Location Species Notes
21 27-11-2017 Toodyay townsite Legless Lizard, Burton's (Lialis burtonis) 6.45pm-not photographed-Burton's Legless Lizard lying on road pavement. It was encouraged to move to leaf litter out of harm's way. It had a good percentage of tail missing.
22 26-11-2017 Jubilee Street, Toodyay Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Photographed - Five birds came in two days in succession and stripped the large apricot tree of fruit. Observation from Shelley Kingston of that address.
23 21-11-2017 Drummondi Drive, Toodyay Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Sighted by resident, Ken Stivey, up to 50 birds feeding on ? Dryandra on his bush property. No Photograph.
24 18-11-2017 Nr Wando Circle Dugite, Spotted Brown Snake (Pseudonaja affinis affinis) About 1.2 metres long. About 4.30PM. Resting near the veggie garden, moved away quickly on my approach.
25 07-11-2017 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Monitor, Gould's (Varanus gouldii) On side of road, about 900m from Sandplain Road. Was passed by a number of vehicles without moving, so he was helped back to safety! Approx 1m in length
26 22-10-2017 Coondle Fairy-wren, Splendid A pair, with male in bright blue breeding plumage
27 09-10-2017 Millards Pool Songlark, Rufous Singing its heart out
28 09-10-2017 Millards Pool Ibis, Sacred In tree on north bank of the pool
29 04-10-2017 Toodyay Rd Just East of Roland Rd Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Carnaby with Red tail, only 1 bird seen in flight going to land on top of tall tree. Thick cloud,no sun,strong easterly wind 1000 hours.
30 03-10-2017 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First sighting for 2017/18 summer
31 29-09-2017 Julimar rd Shrike-thrush, Grey Comes every day to feed in my garden.
32 22-09-2017 Mt Anderson Street Fox; Red Fox (Vulpes vulpes) Fox being chased and dive-bombed by a mob of magpies while crossing Drummond Street gravel road,. They continued pursuit as the fox went across pasture slopes then up Mt Anderson. Have come across fox burrows on Mt Anderson in the past.
33 21-09-2017 Morangarup Toodyay Rd intersectiom Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Cloudy showery rain. over 10 birds flying over head.
34 20-09-2017 Stirlingia Drive, just west of Sessilis Road Button-quail, Painted Two birds crossing the road at 10.30am
35 17-09-2017 Around Morangarup Rd intersection Toodyay Rd Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's Sunny afternoon 1400 hours about 20 birds
36 16-09-2017 Coondle Drive Black-Cockatoo, Carnaby's About 20 birds in the grass and sitting on wire fence. Sunny about 1500 hours
37 15-09-2017 Driveway Wilkerson Rd Heath Dragon, Western (Rankinia adelaidensis adelaidensis) Warm day. Looked healthy and stayed still while I walked past. Never seen one before. Had to look it up to identify it.
38 11-09-2017 Wandoo Circle North, Toodyay Parrot, Elegant Single bird flying south to north. Possibly nesting nearby
39 10-09-2017 Scaevola Road Echidna
40 10-09-2017 Parkland Drive, Julimar Chuditch (Western Quoll) On verandah. First sighting for several years. By Ginny and Jay Barnett

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