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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.
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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 06-06-2020 Wilkerson Rd Yellow plumed honeyeater Two having a quick bath in the back yard. Havenít seen two together before.
2 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Yellow autumn lily Tricoryne eliator
3 27-01-2007 Julimar Annex Woylie (Brush-tailed Bettong) Bush fire more than likely wiped out re-located population
4 18-08-2015 Glenavon Farm Katrine Woodswallow, Dusky 18 birds feeding after rain
5 17-06-2001 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Flying around house W&D Clarke
6 08-11-2003 Church Gully Road, Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Three birds sitting together on burnt York gum - open farmland WC
7 09-07-1991 Julimar Springs Woodswallow, Dusky Clustering on Marri. By Maxine Walker.
8 27-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Woodswallow, Dusky Drinking from bird bath at Sharon's
9 27-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Pair, have been around the house for a number of days. Seen in a tree near our entrance
10 14-11-1991 Picnic Hill Woodswallow, Black-faced Nest with six eggs in tagasaste bush seven feet from ground. By Ross McDougall
11 09-04-2021 Giles rd , Nunile Woodswallow, Black-faced Flock of around 8 or 9 individuals on an old york gum tree making sorties to a paddock containing stubble and radish weeds picking u some insect i presume.
12 18-09-2002 Northam/Toodyay Road, Dumbarton Wood-duck; Maned duck, Australian Two, with 11 ducklings; by Desrae Clarke
13 23-12-2002 Northam/Toodyay Road, Dumbarton Wood-duck; Maned duck, Australian Near Windmill Hill. 2pm. Large flock on road - all flew off. By Lee Francis
14 27-07-2001 Phillips Road Wood-duck (Maned), Australian With 4 ducklings By Kim Bendtsen
15 20-10-2001 Howard Road Wood-duck (Maned), Australian Two pairs By Jeanette Jones
16 09-08-1996 Lot 10, Marrie Glades, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) ? 1996.08.09-No photograph-Marie Connolly states that she saw the most beautiful snake that had been resting beneath a Blackboy. It moved off down a rabbit burrow. David Pearson, who was completing his PhD on Pythons and who had recently been a guest speaker at the Toodyay Naturalists' Club, was taken to meet Marie and discuss her observation.
17 31-07-1996 Tammin Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Positive ID of Woma 11.03.96 approx 6' in length Steven Bluck, Northam
18 06-04-1994 Woodland Heights, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Stewart Moir had a Woma python brought to him by his neighbours. It was about 6' long.
19 08-04-1996 Woodlands Height, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Sandy Smith said the description of the Woma fits that of a small reptile she stepped over 4 years previously.
20 09-04-1996 Marri Glades, Toodyay Woma; Sand Python (Aspidites ramsayi) Marie Connolly states she positively saw a Woma which had been resting beneath a Blackboy on her property Lot 10. It moved off and down a rabbit burrow. Early spring 1995. David Pearson taken to meet Marie with a northern Woma he had with him. she said it was the most beautiful creature.

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