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These are the most recent sightings sent to us by members and the public.
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# Date Location Species Notes
1 10-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Pig, Feral At least seven. Three adults and four piglets walking up my block from the direction of the road towards the reserve. I reported them twice to BPCA last summer when there weren�t as many. Although they seemed interested nothing was done . Will report again tomorrow.
2 10-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Kangaroo, Western Grey There are always kangaroos here but since this hot weather I�ve seen at least two big males coming for a drink at the back fence. Over the years I�ve been here the big males have not usually shown themselves.
3 10-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Magpie, Australian About seven magpies were being very noisy and agitated downhill from the house. I couldn�t see what was upsetting them for a while then two wedge tailed eagles cruised over.
4 10-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Butcherbird, Pied Singing beautifully in the mornings for the last few days. Not frequently here. This summer is really the first time they�ve come with any regularity.
5 09-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Bronzewing, Common Four visiting the back yard. They are often around but usually only two. It�s been very hot and there have been lots of birds coming for water over the last few days.
6 09-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Red-capped Back yard.
7 09-01-2021 Wilkerson Rd White browed wren Three at the water dish in back yard. Extremely hot few days, so many birds all at once this morning, including seven magpies, bronze wing pigeons,28 parrots, brown honeyeaters.
8 06-01-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Monitor, Goulds Young monitor (20cm long) around the house. Photographed.
9 04-01-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Scarlet Seen over a few days on the adjoining farm fence. Not calling. Red-capped Robin within 30m
10 04-01-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Red-capped Seen on vegetation along adjoining farm fence. Not calling. Within 30m of a Scarlet Robin
11 31-12-2020 Wilkerson Rd Possum, Common Brushtail Two, late at night, in a hakea tree and on top of a water tank in my yard. I got quite close with the torch while they sat very still and watched me.
12 31-12-2020 Toodyay-Northam Rd near Windmill Hill Euro Unfortunately road kill.
13 30-12-2020 Julia Rd Rd Chittering Eagle, Wedge-tailed A pair flying above the Chittering end of Julimar Rd late morning.
14 30-12-2020 Julimar Rd Monitor, Goulds (Varanus gouldii) Standing on the side of the road. Quite a big one. Just west of Malkup Downs.
15 30-12-2020 Julimar Rd West Toodyay Monitor, black-tailed (Varanus tristis tristis) Just west of Coondle west Rd. Racing across the road. About half grown. I nearly ran over it.
16 28-12-2020 Wilkerson Rd Kangaroo, Western Grey Very hot day. Numerous kangaroos seemingly taking turns and lining up to drink all during the day. Several adult females with young, one large male, one female with a joey looking out of her pouch. Although I have several water points, they mostly favour the one at the back fence. They vary in their tolerance of me. Some wait close by when I refill the tub, and others dart away as soon as I walk outside. The big males seem the most jumpy (no pun intended).
17 27-12-2020 Coondle West Rd Robin, Scarlet
18 24-12-2020 Wilkerson Rd Robin, Red--capped In the back yard. Very hot day. Haven�t seen the robins for a while but came to bathe today. Lots of other birds too including grey fantail which hasn�t been here for a couple of months. Bronze wing pigeons are also daily visitors.
19 23-12-2020 Wilkerson Rd Fairy-wren, Splendid Three males in bright blue and two with blue tails. I never know whether these are females or juveniles. Have been around the garden for several days bathing and drinking.
20 23-12-2020 Wilkerson Rd Monitor, Black-tailed (Varanus tristis tristis) On the front veranda. Quite large, almost totally black.

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