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. 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
2001 20-05-1989 Toodyay Bronzewing, Common Several reports of larger numbers than usual
2002 20-05-1989 Avon River, Toodyay Springs Doreen Morrow observed springs rising in the river and it is rising in places although there has been no rain. Jim Masters advised this was due to lowering of the temperature. Ray Paynter advised this seemed to occur from March onwards. Mavis Jefferey said there were always two springs at Kaynsham that rise about the end of March
2003 01-05-1989 Julimar Road, Julimar Glow Worms Observed at night by Maxine Walker
2004 01-05-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Glow Worms Observed by Dawn Atwell
2005 30-04-1989 Julimar Forest Currawong, Grey Heard by Sam Cook
2006 15-04-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck) A pair. Have been returning to mate for many years. Ray Paynter
2007 01-04-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Frogmouth, Tawny By Denis Sparks
2008 01-03-1989 Glen Avon Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two sighted. Jim Masters advised they have about a 10km radius, and mate for life. There are about nine separate pairs in the Toodyay-Bolgart area. Sighting by J Ballard
2009 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Diary record
2010 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fantail, Grey Diary record
2011 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Red-capped Diary record
2012 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Scarlet Diary record
2013 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fairy-Wren, Splendid Diary record
2014 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Gerygone, Western Diary record
2015 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Western Yellow Diary record
2016 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Pigeon, Crested Diary record
2017 01-02-1989 Sandspring Road, Julimar Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Three asleep in house garden. Sighted by Maxine Walker
2018 01-02-1989 Glen Avon Miner, Yellow-throated Seemed to arrive at Glen Avon with flowering of the Marri Jim Masters
2019 01-02-1989 Toodyay Parrot, Red-capped In wandoo thicket near house. By D Harwood
2020 01-02-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Turtle, Long-necked (Oblong Snake-necked) Seen crossing road near Glen Avon. By Chris Miles

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