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 21-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Skink, Shingleback; Skink, Bobtail; Tiliqua rugusa rugosa Warm day. It scurried out from the garden along my veranda and as soon as I spoke it came straight to my chair and I gave it a scattering of cat biscuits, so I assume it is one from last season and remembered the routine. Looked healthy and quite young.
2 21-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Fairy-wren, Splendid A pair frolicking among the sandpaper wattles and in the garden generally.
3 15-09-2021 Wandoo circle Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Combination of 3 parrots eating together under a large marri tree, eating the gum nuts Red Cap parrots Ring Neck parrots also with the Carnabys About 5PM for the last week
4 14-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Whistler, Golden Calling in the early morning all around the house
5 14-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Honeyeater, Singing Feeding in the sandpaper wattle most of the day
6 14-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Gerygone, Western
7 14-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Fairy-wren, Splendid Front garden
8 13-09-2021 Giles Rd Nunyle Butcherbird, Pied
9 13-09-2021 Smith Road, Goomalling, app 300 mtres south from the Calingiri Road turn-off at app 17:30. Chat, Crimson Bird was sitting in the middle of the road. When car passed it did not move. When approached it did not fly away. Bird was picked up and on inspection a small amount of blood was discovered. Bird was taken home to find carer but died overnight. Bird photographed.
10 12-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Honeyeater, White-cheeked
11 12-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Spider, Huntsman Lurking in a roll of kitchen paper. Set it free in the back yard.
12 11-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Whistler, Golden Have been hearing it for days. Although it�s quite close to the house I haven�t actually seen it yet.
13 11-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Red-capped Male and female and a third one. Maybe juvenile or another female. Female had a quick dip in birdbath on the ground then they all left.
14 11-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Scrubwren, White-browed Tapping on the window. Usually it does this in the mornings, but just started now at nearly 5pm. It�s here nearly every day.
15 09-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Butcherbird, Pied Possibly two were heard.
16 07-09-2021 Wilkerson Rd Sparrowhawk. Collared Alighted briefly on a dead tree in the front yard. No obvious collar and quite pale coloured legs. Stayed only about a minute.
17 06-09-2021 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Two feeding on marri nuts on side of road - ignored our car!
18 05-09-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bronze-cuckoo, Shining
19 04-09-2021 Ridley Circle West Toodyay Skink, Shingleback; Skink, Bobtail; Tiliqua rugusa rugosa Crossing the road. One of the first warm sunny days.
20 28-08-2021 Drummond House car park Lorikeet, Rainbow FERAL. Two birds sighted. Reported to DPIRD

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