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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. 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?

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 18-10-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Stylidium sp.; Triggerplants Quite a few different species flowering. Some photographed.
2 16-10-2021 Toodyay area Skink, Shingleback; Skink, Bobtail; Tiliqua rugusa rugosa Many animals venturing onto the roads; a number of road kills; Robyn Taylor
3 16-10-2021 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Skink, Shingleback; Skink, Bobtail; Tiliqua rugusa rugosa Standing at the gate of the chook yard, not allowing the chooks to go in; Sharon Richards
4 16-10-2021 Arinya Farm, South Dowerin Skink, Shingleback; Skink, Bobtail; Tiliqua rugusa rugosa Found a new-born animal, not much smaller than the parent
5 16-10-2021 Arinya Farm, South Dowerin Pigeon, Crested Nesting near kitchen; Rob & Beth Boase
6 16-10-2021 Arinya Farm, South Dowerin Wagtail, Willie Nesting, near kitchen window; Rob % Beth Boase
7 16-10-2021 Toodyay-Perth Road, Toodyay Magpie, Australian Stood its ground while car passed; Charmian St John
8 16-10-2021 Mt Anderson Street, Toodyay Magpie, Australian Robyn Taylorís story. A Magpie was driven over by a car and became caught beneath it. The driver and his ten year old daughter could not reach and remove the bird. The man used a stick to which the bird clung and it was gradually eased out of the trapped area - much to the young girlís relief! It then flew off
9 16-10-2021 Drummond Street, Toodyay Shrike-thrush, Grey In home garden; Beth Frayne
10 15-10-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Bronzewing, Common First time for some months
11 15-10-2021 Coondle West Road, West Toodyay Kite, Black-shouldered Reported by Greg Warburton
12 13-10-2021 Toodyay-Perth Road, Morangup Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Three feeding on the edge of the road; Lyn Johnson
13 12-10-2021 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Babbler, White-browed Several birds amongst the dryandra bushes. 10.30 AM
14 11-10-2021 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Western Yelllow 8.30am-This species has not been heard or sighted in this area for a long period. The male bird was obviously with a mate with both flying among the high foliage of a Wandoo ascedens and calling continuously with its two distinct calls. Weather fine with a strong breeze blowing.
15 10-10-2021 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Bee-eater, Rainbow Several birds flying above the block and feeding on the insects.
16 10-10-2021 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Bee-eater, Rainbow First calls for the season; Sharon Richards
17 10-10-2021 Mt Anderson Street, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First for the season; Robyn Taylor
18 10-10-2021 Coondle West Road, West Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First time this season; Vicki Warburton
19 07-10-2021 Wilkerson Road, West Toodyay Robin, Red-capped Back yard bird bath
20 07-10-2021 Wilkerson Road, West Toodyay Fantail, Grey; Rhipidura fuliginosa Seem to have been missing for a while but are back in numbers

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