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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. A photograph will be a great advantage in identification those hard to identify creatures

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 09-12-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Owl, Southern Boobook (Mopoke) Not heard for some months
2 08-12-2019 264 Timber Creek Drive Black Cockatoo, Red tailed Around 6am while walking past 264 Timber Creek Drive. 5 birds eating the nuts in a marri tree.Slightly grey in colour. We saw the red tail on one large one. As they were largely behind leafy branches, we could not get an idea of whether the others might be young or mature, but none seemed very small.
3 30-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Six birds on farm below, late afternoon
4 27-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Pair, have been around the house for a number of days. Seen in a tree near our entrance
5 27-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Monitor, Goulds A pair mating. Photographed as they rolled down the bank
6 23-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Flying eastwards early morning
7 21-11-2019 Clackline Road, Hoddy's Well Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Four birds feeding in marri tree near shearing sheds. Reported by Brian Wood
8 19-11-2019 795 Bindoon dewars Pool Road Juvenile Red Tail Black Cockatoo
9 19-11-2019 795 Bindoon dewars Pool Road Red Tail Black Cockatoo 19 Juvenile Red Tail Black Cockatoo, in tree next to house, staying during the day while parent birds go off foraging
10 19-11-2019 344 Toodyay West Rd, Toodyay Spotted Burrowing Frog
11 15-11-2019 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Dugite Came for a drink on my veranda then slipped back into the garden. Couldn�t see the whole length but at least 70cm long and about 8cm circumference at the head. Palish grey. Hopefully just passing through. Haven�t seen it since.
12 01-11-2019 Fiennes Street, Toodyay Lorikeet, Rainbow Opposite Shire Offices - reported by Jennifer Donegan - a number of birds in lemon scented gums (Corymbia citriodora)
13 29-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Parrot, Elegant A number drinking.
14 29-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Martin, Tree Tree martins flying around powderbarks at back of house
15 29-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Parrot, Red-capped Pair bathing in a bird bath. Chased of by a Western Ringneck
16 28-10-2019 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Red capped parrot Came to water bowl. Don�t see them very often here
17 27-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Woodswallow, Dusky Drinking from bird bath at Sharon's
18 27-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Parrot, Elegant 40 degree day, parrot drinking from a bird bath
19 19-10-2019 Dewars Pool Carnaby Cockatoos The red tail black cockatoos are slowly leaving the area, the young ones must be now big and strong enough to fly to the coast, but Carnabys are now taking over
20 05-10-2019 Malkup Brook Frogmouth, Tawny Male frogmouth photographed with two fledglings, high in the canopy at the rear of a family home.

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