Moondyne Festival


Sightings

These are the most recent sightings sent to us by members and the public.

(4,980 Observations recorded at 17th July 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
1 15-07-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Red-capped (Petroica goodenovii) In company of Yellow-rumped Thornbills. On sensor camera
2 15-07-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Thornbill, Yellow-rumped (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa) In company of Red-capped Robin. On sensor camera
3 12-07-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Whistler, Rufous (Pachycephala rufiventris) In bird bath. On sensor camera (also on the 8th & 13th on camera)
4 10-07-2024 Toodyay Road, near Lloyd Reserve Mouse-spider, Red-headed (Missulena occatoria) Reported by Jane Taylor She has seen these spiders in her garden for the past seven years.
5 08-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Spinebill, Western (Acanthorhynchus superciliosus) Male bird Eating feeding on succulent flowers About 10.30
6 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Robin, Scarlet; Robin Red-breast; (Petroica multicolor) Pair of birds, eating on the lawn About 10am
7 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Honeyeater, White-cheeked (Phylidonyris niger) Single bird feeding on grevillea flowers About 10.30
8 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Bronzewing, Common (Phaps chalcoptera) 4 birds Feeding on the ground About 10.30
9 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Cuckoo, Fan-tailed (Cacomantis flabelliformis) Single bird heard calling About 7.30 am
10 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Tree-creeper, Rufous (Climacteris rufus) At least two birds around all day Feeding on the ground
11 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Thornbill, Yellow-rumped (Acanthiza chrysorrhoa) At least 3 birds Feeding on the ground About 10.30am
12 07-07-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Fantail, Grey; Rhipidura fuliginosa Single bird in the birdbath About 4.30pm
13 06-07-2024 Sandplain Road, Vernon Hills Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Flock of 10 plus birds, flying backwards and across the road. About 9.45AM Very noisy, lots of calling
14 24-06-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Red-capped (Petroica goodenovii) Few sightings this winter so far. On sensor camera (on bird bath with Brown Honeyeater)
15 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Parrot, Red-capped (Purpureicephalus spurius) 2 birds at the birdbath 1 male About 10 am
16 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Shrike-thrush, Grey (Colluricincla harmonica) 1 bird heard, calling about 9am
17 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Tree-creeper, Rufous (Climacteris rufus) Seen throughout the day at least 2 different birds, in the trees and feeding on the ground
18 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Robin, Scarlet; Robin Red-breast; (Petroica multicolor) Male and female birds seen About 9 am, feeding on the ground and in the birdbath
19 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Spinebill, Western (Acanthorhynchus superciliosus) Male and female bird seen Feeding on aloe flowers About 9am
20 23-06-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Bronzewing, Common (Phaps chalcoptera) Several birds seen throughout the day, feeding on the ground

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