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?

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

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 06-07-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Fairy-wren, Splendid 4PM At least 1 male, changing blue plumage, 3 other wrens unsure of gender
2 05-07-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Cuckoo, Fan-tailed Arrived in April, still calling strogly
3 04-07-2021 Hibbertia Place Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Flock of 7
4 04-07-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Goshawk, Brown 8AM, high up in dead tree, appeared to be eating. Calling intermittently
5 25-06-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Galah; Eolophus roseicapilla First sighting in over a week.
6 20-06-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Shrike-thrush, Grey Often in the company of the Grey Fantail, as it was today
7 20-06-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fantail, Grey; Rhipidura fuliginosa Often in the company of the Grey Shrike-thrush, as it was today
8 02-06-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Heron, White-faced On Ellendale farm dam
9 25-05-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Orchid, Bunny (Eriochilus dilatatus) Lots of individuals found along drive.
10 21-05-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Sparrow-hawk, Collared Territorial call
11 20-05-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Owl, Southern Boobook Courtship call heard first (repeated 'por, por'), then normal Mokepoke call
12 18-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Scrubwren, White-browed Fluttering at the window again. They have been around almost every day recently. Late yesterday one was bathing in a dish on the veranda.
13 18-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Butcherbird, Pied Calling during the morning.
14 18-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Greenhood orchids In the back yard. Same place as last year. Three at present.
15 18-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Bunny orchid One between the house and the water tank.
16 17-05-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Magpie, Australian Magpies and ravens foraging on ground together unperturbed.
17 17-05-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Raven, Australian Ravens and magpies foraging on ground together unperturbed.
18 17-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Honeyeater, New Holland Not seen very often here. Perched briefly on a garden chair and looked disdainfully at a water dish on the ground which I had neglected to fill. Flew away quite quickly.
19 15-05-2021 Wilkerson Rd Gerygone, Western Calling in front yard.
20 12-05-2021 Toodyay Townsite Black cockatoo, Red-tailed Flying north over the town - six birds

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