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.
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Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
2021 28-03-1990 Julimar Springs Parrot, Red-capped One bird in garden. First sighting for three years. By Marion Pitcher
2022 15-03-1990 16km north of York Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two adults and two young birds, flying over farmland. By Bill Hamersley
2023 14-03-1990 Toodyay Wallaby, Tammar A rare sighting in the Toodyay area. Last recorded in 1958. By Jim Masters
2024 14-03-1990 16km north of York Duck, Pacific Black Two adults with young non farm dam. By Bill Hamersley
2025 13-03-1990 Pierce's Lake, Meenar Grebe, Little Six pairs nesting. By Jim Masters
2026 11-03-1990 Northam Town Weir Duck, Freckled Two sighted on tea-tree island in the Avon River. By Jim Masters
2027 03-03-1990 Toodyay-Northam-York areas Various birds RAOU Duck Count - numbers down on previous years due to heavy summer rains. 31 species sighted. By Jim Masters
2028 28-02-1990 Avon River, Between Goomalling & Bolgart Bridges Coot, Eurasian Possibly pushed down by the floods. D Morrow
2029 27-02-1990 Toodyay-Northam Road Spoonbill,Yellow-billed Greatly increased numbers sighted between Northam and Toodyay. Ray Paynter
2030 26-02-1990 Toodyay townsite Stimson's Python Observed in garden (reported as Childrens Python). By Lyn Johnson
2031 22-02-1990 Julimar Road Wallaby, Brush-tailed Sighting numbers increased along the road. Marg Larner
2032 28-01-1990 Ellendale Farm, Folewood Road, Toodyay Sheep, Domestic 108mm rain fell in 24 hours. 110 sheep perished on the property, from the cold!
2033 17-01-1990 West Toodyay Pigeon, Crested Nesting pair with one young in dense hakea bush around omestead. Cyclonic depression end of January killed chick. By Max Howard.
2034 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's)
2035 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Whistler, Golden Diary record
2036 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Kingfisher, Sacred Diary records
2037 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fairy-Wren, Splendid Diary record
2038 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two birds. Diary record
2039 29-11-1989 Bindoon Springs Conospermum triplinervilin (Smokebush) In flower. By Ray Paynter.
2040 24-11-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Snake sp. Skeleton found up in a tree. Diary record

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