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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.
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

Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
2701 21-09-1991 Toodyay townsite Eagle, Wedge-tailed Observed flying over the town. By Lyn Johnson
2702 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Pipit, Australian Nest built on ground in marshy country contained three young on 21.09.1991, empty on 24.09.1991; possibly predated as nest not well hidden
2703 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Stilt, Black-winged Nest with three eggs in marshy country, about 100 metres from Rishard's Pipit. Built on a small island in swampy country surrounded by ankle-deep water. Nest still contained 3 eggs on 24.09.1991 By Robert and Beth Boase
2704 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Wagtail, Willie Next in Banksia tree 7 foot from ground. No eggs at 24.09.1991. By Robert and Beth Boase
2705 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Wattle-bird, Red Nesting in uppermost branches of a Banksia in front of homestead. By Robert and Beth Boase
2706 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Raven, Australian Nest in tall eucalypt around homestead. By Robert and Beth Boase
2707 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Magpie, Australian Nesting in tall eucalypt around homestead. By Robert and Beth Boase
2708 21-09-1991 Arinya Farm, Dowerin Magpie-lark Nest in tall eucalypt around homestead. By Robert and Beth Boase
2709 21-09-1991 Picnic Hill Duck, Pacific black Nest with 9 eggs located on ground amongst dense stand of cape weed. Bird flushed from nest and had not returned several hours later. By Ross McDougall
2710 21-09-1991 Picnic Hill Magpie, Australian Nesting on Lee's property. By Ross McDougall
2711 21-09-1991 Salt Valley Road Echidna Sighted crossing over dirt road south of Salt Valley Road. By Elaine Hall
2712 20-09-1991 Toodyay townsite Cuckoo, Pallid Heard calling at 22:30 in town site. By Sam Cook
2713 28-08-1991 West Toodyay Kingfisher, Sacred River reserve. A pair observed catching food in a small pool. Could be the first winter record for this area of this migrant (confirmed by Jim Masters as the earliest record he has heard of). By Max Howard
2714 26-08-1991 West Toodyay Robin, Scarlet On river reserve. First sighting. By Max Howard
2715 26-08-1991 West Toodyay Bronze-cuckoo, Horsefields First sighting in river reserve. By Max Howard
2716 26-08-1991 West Toodyay Goshawk, Brown River reserve. Second sighting. By Max Howard
2717 25-08-1991 Julimar Springs Frogmouth, Tawny Sighted in tall jarrah tree on property. By Maxine Walker
2718 25-08-1991 Julimar Forest Robin, Hooded Sighted by Darling Range Branch member on excursion. Possibly first sighting in this area.
2719 25-08-1991 Julimar Forest Robin, Western Yellow Breeding pair. Observed by Darling Range Branch member near campsite, off Cooks Road
2720 23-08-1991 Julimar Forest Shrike-tit, Western Observed by Darling Range Branch member near campsite

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