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 06-06-2020 Wilkerson Road, West Toodyay Yellow plumed honeyeater Two having a quick bath in the back yard. Haven�t seen two together before.
2 15-08-2018 Wilkerson Road, 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 31-03-2009 Adenanthos Road, Majestic Heights Woodswallow, Masked Corner Stirlingia Drive. 7.30am - eight birds huddled together in dead branches of a mainly dead jarrah tree; by Desrae Clarke
5 18-08-2015 Glen Avon, Northam Road Woodswallow, Dusky 18 birds feeding after rain
6 17-06-2001 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Woodswallow, Dusky Flying around house W&D Clarke
7 08-11-2003 Church Gully Road, Nunile Woodswallow, Dusky Three birds sitting together on burnt York gum - open farmland WC
8 09-07-1991 Sandspring Road, Julimar Woodswallow, Dusky Clustering on Marri. By Maxine Walker.
9 27-10-2019 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Woodswallow, Dusky Drinking from bird bath at Sharon's
10 27-11-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Woodswallow, Dusky Pair, have been around the house for a number of days. Seen in a tree near our entrance
11 13-02-2006 Woodland Heights, Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Midday - flock of approx. 25 birds flying about then settling in a large old wandoo; by Desraé Clarke
12 20-06-2009 Wilkerson Road, West Toodyay Woodswallow, Dusky Two birds; by Lee Francis
13 19-07-2003 Dudley Chitty Reserve Woodswallow, Dusky Survey with Frank O'Connor
14 14-11-1991 Picnic Hill Road, West Toodyay Woodswallow, Black-faced Nest with six eggs in tagasaste bush seven feet from ground. By Ross McDougall
15 09-04-2021 Giles Road, 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.
16 01-01-2006 Hemiandra Place, Majestic Heights Woodswallow, Black-faced Five birds, Steve & Vicki Westerink
17 18-09-2002 Northam/Toodyay Road, Dumbarton Wood-duck; Maned duck, Australian Two, with 11 ducklings; by Desrae Clarke
18 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
19 27-07-2001 Phillips Road, Dewars Pool Wood-duck (Maned), Australian With 4 ducklings By Kim Bendtsen
20 20-10-2001 Howard Road, Julimar Wood-duck (Maned), Australian Two pairs By Jeanette Jones

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