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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. You must 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. Please try and limit the number of characters you enter to 100. A photograph will be a great advantage in identification those hard to identify creatures

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# Date Location Species Notes
1 04-08-2019 2J Black-tailed Red
2 01-08-2019 795 Bindoon Dewars Pool Road Red Tail Black Cockatoo Group of 8 inclusive of 3 juveniles, one is very young, the parents leave them near our water trough and go off for the day foraging for food, they then collect them later in the day. 1st August 2019
3 26-07-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bobtail Relocated bobtail was in the open, so a hollow log was placed in the area as housing for it, as it was on a bare breakaway area. Is using the log but will utilise sunshine when available.
4 12-07-2019 Extracts Housing Barking Owl Telephone message from Charlie Ferguson of hearing the screaming call of the Barking Owl
5 11-07-2019 Extracts Housing area Barking Owl Following reading of the Barking Owl in the community newspaper Roald reported hearing the screaming call at midnight. He had never heard the call before and was quite disturbed by it.
6 08-07-2019 Rugged Hills, Toodyay Barking Owl Following reading the article on the Barking Owl in the community newspaper Aurilie reported that she is currently constantly hearing the screaming call of the owl as described in the paper. At other times she hears calls that resemble a small dog barking.
7 28-06-2019 Wandoo Circle, Toodyay Button-quail, Painted A single bird near the house but activity seen in the nearby bush - many platelets in the leaf litter.
8 23-06-2019 near Wandoo Circle Parrot, Elegant Pair of birds on the bird bath, about 11.30AM Paddling and dipping their heads in the water
9 23-06-2019 nr Wandoo Circle Robin, Scarlet Female bathing in the bird bath 11.45AM
10 22-06-2019 Cnr Sandplain Road and Wandoo Circle Cockatoo, Carnaby's Flock of about 15 birds on the floor feeding on marri gum nuts
11 22-06-2019 Nr Wandoo Circle Spinebill, Western Male, bathing in the bird bath about 10.30 AM
12 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Swan, Black Two juvenile, one adult
13 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Pelican, Australian Six birds
14 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Cormorant, Little Black Over fifty birds
15 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Cormorant, Little Pied Innumeral birds
16 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Heron, White-faced Two birds
17 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck) Two pair
18 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Martin, Tree Fifty plus birds, feeding above and around the Pool
19 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Raven, Australian
20 27-05-2019 Millards Pool Wattlebird, Red

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