Moondyne Festival


Sightings

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. 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.
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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?

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 30-04-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Bat, Unknown spp. 2 small bats seen feeding around 6-6.15 PM
2 29-04-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Wagtail, Willie Two birds, up close while I was working. Both showing their white eyebrows
3 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Fantail, Grey; Rhipidura fuliginosa Mid afternoon in the honey myrtle dipping in and out of water dish beneath. Regular visitor, but today a whole lot of birds all arrived at once. See sightings for today�s date.
4 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Scrubwren, White-browed With other birds in the honey myrtle.
5 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Red-capped With other birds in honey myrtle
6 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Honeyeater, Brown With other birds in the honey myrtle
7 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Silvereye (Zosterops lateralis) Two, with other birds in the honey myrtle
8 27-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Whistler, Rufous Three. Two male one female. With other birds in the honey myrtle. One of the males hopped from branch to branch bobbing his whole body up and down repeatedly.
9 27-04-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Owl, Southern Boobook Heard close to the house about 10.30PM calling for a long time. Not seen
10 26-04-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped Group of 3, at least 2 males. Using bird baths, both high and low ones Around 10AM Photographs available
11 25-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Scrubwren, White-browed Fluttering at the window, presumably gathering spiderweb. Tolerated me getting within about a metre on the inside, then flew into nearby tree with much chittering.
12 25-04-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Babbler, White-browed 5/6 birds feeding around wandoo trees and dryandra bushes. Around 9AM
13 24-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Eagle, Wedge-tailed Flying over next door property, where I usually see it, upsetting the magpies.
14 23-04-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Owl, Southern Boobook Two calling from different directions.
15 23-04-2021 Toodyay Rd, near Stoneville Rd Black cockatoo, Red-tailed Late morning. Seven took off flying away from me as I was driving, so got a fabulous view of their red tails.
16 22-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Scarlet High in tree in back yard
17 22-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Whistler, Rufous Two calling in back yard.
18 22-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Red-capped Very late in the afternoon, almost dark, at the water dish on the ground in the back yard.
19 21-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Butcherbird, Pied Two briefly visited front garden.
20 21-04-2021 Wilkerson Rd Honeyeater, White-naped Three in the back yard. Moving from grevillea to water dish beneath.

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