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.
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

Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
2361 10-06-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Duck, Wood Diary record
2362 20-05-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Eagle, Wedge-tailed Pair sighted by Dawn Atwell
2363 20-05-1989 Meenah Nature Reserve Cuckoo, Pallid First for the season. Jim Masters
2364 20-05-1989 Toodyay Bronzewing, Common Several reports of larger numbers than usual
2365 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
2366 01-05-1989 Julimar Road, Julimar Glow Worms Observed at night by Maxine Walker
2367 01-05-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Glow Worms Observed by Dawn Atwell
2368 30-04-1989 Julimar Forest Currawong, Grey Heard by Sam Cook
2369 15-04-1989 Woodendale Farm, Woodendale Road Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck) A pair. Have been returning to mate for many years. Ray Paynter
2370 01-04-1989 Toodyay-Northam Road Frogmouth, Tawny By Denis Sparks
2371 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
2372 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Diary record
2373 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fantail, Grey Diary record
2374 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Red-capped Diary record
2375 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Scarlet Diary record
2376 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fairy-Wren, Splendid Diary record
2377 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Gerygone, Western Diary record
2378 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Robin, Western Yellow Diary record
2379 05-02-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Pigeon, Crested Diary record
2380 01-02-1989 Sandspring Road, Julimar Spoonbill, Yellow-billed Three asleep in house garden. Sighted by Maxine Walker

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