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. 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
2721 05-10-2003 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First record for the year
2722 04-03-2016 Mt Anderson street Bee-eater, Rainbow Late morning. Increasing calling activity from the bee-eaters that hang around Mt Anderson - started in February but quite noisy today, but didn't see them flying. They must be getting ready to head north.
2723 06-03-2016 Wandoo Circle, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow 10 - 12 of them feeding and flying overhead
2724 11-10-2016 Katrine church Bee-eater, Rainbow Three bee eaters in trees and two of them busy with nest in ground near entrance gate. Last seen here in February after successful rearing of family. Very vocal in trees around.
2725 16-01-2017 Mt Anderson Street Bee-eater, Rainbow About 10am - flock of rainbow bee-eaters sitting on the telegraph line and flying around the street. Couldn't count the number as I was coming out of our driveway and going down the street. Have never seen so many at the same time.
2726 20-10-2010 Toodyay West Road Bee-eater, Rainbow By Sally Craddock
2727 10-10-2002 Hemiandra Place, Majestic Heights, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Three birds; by Vicki Westerink
2728 22-12-2002 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Corner Sandplain Road. Birds nesting in ground near house again this year. By Russ Lane
2729 29-01-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Late evening. By Lee Francis
2730 30-01-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow 6.30pm - eight birds in trees eating insects. By Lee Francis
2731 05-03-2003 Clarke Street, West Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow By Lee Francis. In flight, heading ESE
2732 03-12-2003 Hemiandra Place, Majestic Heights, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Flock of birds. By Vicki and Steve Westerink
2733 03-10-2017 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First sighting for 2017/18 summer
2734 15-03-2003 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Last record before birds left for our winter
2735 11-10-2001 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow First birds arrived for the summer
2736 17-02-2002 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Last record before they headed north for our winter
2737 13-02-2018 Stirlingia Drive Bee-eater, Rainbow 7pm - large flock gathering after a warm day. Must be getting ready to leave
2738 14-02-2018 129 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow 6am - About 20 birds flying quite high and very vocal. Are they collecting a little earlier?
2739 18-02-2018 Wandoo Circle Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Several birds Feeding for over an hour around 9AM Photos taken
2740 15-03-2004 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Bee-eater, Rainbow Last record for our summer

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