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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.
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# Date Location Species Notes
1 04-04-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Cuckoo, Fantail First time for 2020
2 03-04-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped Drinking at the same bowl as yesterday morning. Also western spinebill feeding at flowers on an aloe species
3 31-03-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped Presumably the same pair as yesterday but late in the afternoon, rather than morning. Again at a different water source but left when 28s appeared.
4 30-03-2020 Wilkerson Rd west Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped A pair drinking from a water bowl. Not seen very often here. Flew off when the 28s arrived. Also had a butcher bird calling for much of the day. Lots of little birds around too, every day. White naped honeyeaters, grey fantails, silvereyes thornbills and a Western yellow robin a few days ago. Also magpies Bronzewing pigeons and a black faced cuckoo shrike...also not often seen here.
5 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Swan, Black Two flotillas of birds - one of six and one of three.
6 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Heron, White-faced 4 - birds
7 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Coot, Eurasian A number heard but not seen
8 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Butcherbird, Pied
9 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck)
10 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Ringneck, Australian
11 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Grebe, Australasian
12 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Magpie, Australian
13 30-03-2020 Millard Pool Gerygone, Western
14 27-03-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Robin Western Yellow Over the past 2 weeks have started seeing the western yellow robin again, up to two in the same area. Mixed eucalyptus and dryandra forest.
15 27-03-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Thornbill sp. Thornbills came to the bird bath for a drink and splash in a small flock. Been around in large flocks for a couple of months. Found at the tops of Jarrah trees when they were flowering
16 27-03-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Eagle, Wedge-tailed One Wedge Tailed Eagle gliding with the wind.
17 25-03-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Shrike-thrush, Grey Shrike-thrush came in for a drink at the bird bath. Hung our in the jarrah tree for about 5 minutes.
18 20-03-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Wallaby, Black-gloved (Western Brush) Over the last 3 weeks we have sighted one Western Brush Wallaby eating low grasses. When spotted the first few times it took off. The last time he stayed while I took a photo from about 25 mtrs away.
19 08-03-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Single bird, flying among the powder bark wandoo, seeking out food
20 08-03-2020 Redbank Pool, Avon River Spoonbill, Yellow-billed A number of them in a dead tree, and more along the water's edge

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