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.
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?

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Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
1 17-05-2022 Parkland Drive, Julimar Snake, Half-girdled; Western Shovel-nosed snake (Brachyurophis semifasciatus) This snake was buried in laterite soil and found during digging to collect some soil. His body was very still and did not move very much, but his tongue flicked in and out. Photo taken
2 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Cuckoo, Fantail Between 9-11 AM photo taken
3 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Robin, Western Yellow 9-11AM sighted frequently in lower shrubs photo taken
4 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Woodswallow, Dusky 9-11AM Frequent sightings either flying or preening in branches photo taken
5 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Martin, Tree 9-11AM 3-4 birds at a time, flying
6 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Raven, Australian 9-11AM Heard and seen frequently
7 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Honeyeater, Yellow-plumed 9-11AM Sighted regularly, preening in the trees
8 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Tree-creeper, Rufous 9-11AM 2-3 birds minimum sighted frequently feeding and moving around wandoo trees photo taken
9 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Pardelote, Spotted 9-11AM Seen higher in the trees
10 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Wattlebird, Red 9-11AM Seen and heard frequently photo taken
11 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Shrike-thrush, Grey 9-11AM heard regularly
12 16-05-2022 Julimar Forest Wagtail, Willie 9-11AM Around the car park area, feeding on the ground photo taken
13 14-05-2022 Mt Anderson Street, Toodyay Robin, Scarlet Two robins in back garden. One had flown inside the house possibly chasing an insect then joined its mate in the tree outside.
14 14-05-2022 Julimar Conservation Park Frog, Whooping (Heleioporus inornatus) Survey by WA Museum (Paul Doughty) extended known range by 40km.
15 13-05-2022 Julimar Conservation Park Frog, Sand (Heleioporus psammophilus) Survey by Paul Doughty of WA Museum - not previously known from Julimar
16 11-05-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Fairy-wren, Splendid Have not been recorded here since 2015.
17 07-05-2022 Cnr Morangup Road and Toodyay Road Eagle, Wedge-tailed 2.40PM 2 wedge tailed eagles circling low, being harassed by a much smaller bird ? magpie
18 04-05-2022 CNR Sandplain and Toodyay Road Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Seen flying over at 6.40AM Flock of 10-15 birds
19 30-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Western Yellow In creek-line leading to adjacent farm
20 25-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Gilbert's First time seen on property. Small group drank from birdbath three metres away. Distinctive black head compared to Brown-headed.

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