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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
2581 16-05-2020 65 Wandoo Circle Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Since 12/03/2020 both Baudin and Carnaby cockatoos (identified by the beak patterns on Marri nuts and photographs) have been flying through, stopping to feed, perch or drink from our water bowls. Seeing groups of 25-30, and smaller, consisting of both males and females. Latest sighting today of about 10. Not known if groups are mixed Carnabys and Baudins.
2582 19-05-2020 Corner of Sandplain and Toodyay Rd Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) A pair flying east to west.
2583 20-05-2020 Toodyay Rd and Racecourse Rd Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) About 18 birds flew in to paddock, landed and foraged. Sunny morning 10.15 am
2584 27-05-2020 Corner of Toodyay Rd and Racecourse Rd Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) 20-30 on the ground in paddock of stubble all gathered close together presumably feeding.
2585 23-06-2020 Clay Pit Road Karranadgin Goomalling Shire Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Saw flying over a small group of 8 to 10 black cockatoos flying over coming from the west going south-east. To far to see markings but the distinctive cockatoo call alerted us.
2586 03-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Thirty five over lake
2587 16-07-2020 Northam-Toodyay Rd near CBH wheat bins Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) About 5 on the ground amongst the roadside weeds. I�ve never seen them there before. A bit later when I passed again they appeared to be standing on the plants which I think were canola.
2588 24-07-2020 Kane Rd West Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Four sitting quietly at the top of two dead trees. Haven�t seen them there before.
2589 04-08-2020 Toodyay Rd, Morangup Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Saw two groups of three flying west across Toodyay Rd The first were near Squarcini Close, 30km from Toodyay and the second were near Coorinja.
2590 12-10-2019 Bindoon-Dewars Pool Road Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Together with Red-tails Don and Eva Smith
2591 20-06-2020 Ray Paynter Reserve, Wongamine Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's)
2592 13-08-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Fourteen flying west to east
2593 12-08-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's)
2594 20-08-2020 Stirling terrace Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Seven flying low over Stirling Terrace near the medical centre towards Foggarthorpe.
2595 04-10-2020 Mauravillo Estate, Bailup Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) About 40 or 50 took to the air from a paddock and landed in large marri trees nearby
2596 08-11-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Very large flock of Carnaby's flew over and about our house.
2597 10-11-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) Eight Carnaby's cockatoos resting in a couple of trees only metres behind our back door, including juveniles.
2598 07-03-2021 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) 4 Carnabys came to drink at bird baths about 5.30PM
2599 16-05-2020 65 Wandoo Circle Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Baudin's) Please see notes for Black Cockatoo White-tailed (Carnaby's) from 16/05/2020. Cockatoos are flying west in the morning and east in the afternoon. All sightings sent to Northam Natural Resource Management.
2600 10-06-2020 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Baudin's) Charmian St John. Confirmed sighting

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