Moondyne Festival


Sightings

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

(4,878 Observations recorded at 11th April 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 20-04-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Woodswallow, Dusky (Artamus cyanopterus) 5 Duskys at the birdbath 10.30am
2 20-04-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Bronzewing, Common (Phaps chalcoptera) 6 birds in total 4.30 - 5pm Fending off Ring neck parrots from spilt chicken food. Lots of wing lifting and calling. Ring necks won the battle with greater numbers
3 20-04-2024 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Wattlebird, Red (Anthochaera carunculata) 3 birds at the birdbath 5.15 pm
4 15-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed (Calyptorhynchus banksii) Two birds flew over house, heading west.
5 13-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Brown-headed (Melithreptus brevirostris) Counted Brown-headed in a bird bath thoroughly enjoying them selves. Overcast day.
6 13-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Singing (Gavicalis virescens) On sensor camera; in bird bath
7 11-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Scarlet; Robin Red-breast; (Petroica multicolor) In trees along driveway
8 11-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Western Yellow (Eopsaltria griseogularis) In jam below house
9 10-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Parrot, Red-capped (Purpureicephalus spurius) With sensor camera. Possibly a juvenile male as no colour on head but red around vent, other colours dull; drinking from bird bath. Yellow-plumed Honeyeater waiting to get to have a drink too.
10 10-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Fantail, Grey; Rhipidura fuliginosa At bird bath, filmed on sensor camera
11 09-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Silvereye; White-Eyes; Zosterops lateralis Filmed with sensor camera
12 09-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Singing (Gavicalis virescens) Filmed on bird bath with sensor camera
13 08-04-2024 Northam Shire Finch, Australian Zebra (Taeniopygia castanotis) Many sightings across Northam advised by John Masters.
14 07-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Parrot, Red-capped (Purpureicephalus spurius) Filmed on bird bath with sensor camera
15 06-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Wagtail, Willie (Rhipidura leucophrys) Filmed on sensor camera, with New Holland and Brown Honeyeaters
16 05-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Gilberts (Djingki)(Melithreptus chloropsis)s In calothamnus. Came right up to me.
17 05-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Parrot, Red-capped (Purpureicephalus spurius) Single male bird with a group of about six Western Ringnecks.
18 05-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Wagtail, Willie (Rhipidura leucophrys) Captured on bird bath by sensor camera
19 05-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, New Holland (Phylidonyris novaehollandiae( Captured on bird bath by sensor camera
20 05-04-2024 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Honeyeater, Yellow-plumed (Lichenostomus ornatus) Captured on bird bath by sensor camera

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