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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
2761 28-03-1990 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Duck, Wood Two adults and nine young on Glen Avon dam. By Jim Masters
2762 28-03-1990 Julimar Springs Parrot, Red-capped One bird in garden. First sighting for three years. By Marion Pitcher
2763 15-03-1990 16km north of York Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two adults and two young birds, flying over farmland. By Bill Hamersley
2764 14-03-1990 Toodyay Wallaby, Tammar A rare sighting in the Toodyay area. Last recorded in 1958. By Jim Masters
2765 14-03-1990 16km north of York Duck, Pacific Black Two adults with young non farm dam. By Bill Hamersley
2766 13-03-1990 Pierce's Lake, Meenar Grebe, Little Six pairs nesting. By Jim Masters
2767 11-03-1990 Northam Town Weir Duck, Freckled Two sighted on tea-tree island in the Avon River. By Jim Masters
2768 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
2769 28-02-1990 Avon River, Between Goomalling & Bolgart Bridges Coot, Eurasian Possibly pushed down by the floods. D Morrow
2770 27-02-1990 Toodyay-Northam Road Spoonbill,Yellow-billed Greatly increased numbers sighted between Northam and Toodyay. Ray Paynter
2771 26-02-1990 Toodyay townsite Stimson's Python Observed in garden (reported as Childrens Python). By Lyn Johnson
2772 22-02-1990 Julimar Road Wallaby, Brush-tailed Sighting numbers increased along the road. Marg Larner
2773 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!
2774 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.
2775 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's)
2776 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Whistler, Golden Diary record
2777 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Kingfisher, Sacred Diary records
2778 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fairy-Wren, Splendid Diary record
2779 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed Two birds. Diary record
2780 29-11-1989 Bindoon Springs Conospermum triplinervilin (Smokebush) In flower. By Ray Paynter.

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