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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
3681 31-03-1990 Coondle West Road, West Toodyay Snake, Mulga Taken up residence near house. Dorothy Harwood
3682 29-03-1990 Katrine Road, Katrine Curlew, Little Near Katrine Homestead One bird seen running from edge of roadway during daylight hours. By Elaine Hall
3683 28-03-1990 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Duck, Wood Two adults and nine young on Glen Avon dam. By Jim Masters
3684 28-03-1990 Sandspring Road, Julimar Parrot, Red-capped One bird in garden. First sighting for three years. By Marion Pitcher
3685 15-03-1990 Spencers Brook Road, York Eagle, Wedge-tailed 16km north of York Two adults and two young birds, flying over farmland. By Bill Hamersley
3686 14-03-1990 Toodyay Wallaby, Tammar A rare sighting in the Toodyay area. Last recorded in 1958. By Jim Masters
3687 14-03-1990 Spencers Brook Road, York Duck, Pacific Black 16km north of York Two adults with young non farm dam. By Bill Hamersley
3688 13-03-1990 Pierce's Lake, Meenar Grebe, Little Six pairs nesting. By Jim Masters
3689 11-03-1990 Northam Town Weir Duck, Freckled Two sighted on tea-tree island in the Avon River. By Jim Masters
3690 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
3691 28-02-1990 Avon River, Toodyay townsite Coot, Eurasian Possibly pushed down by the floods. D Morrow
3692 27-02-1990 Toodyay-Northam Road Spoonbill,Yellow-billed Greatly increased numbers sighted between Northam and Toodyay. Ray Paynter
3693 26-02-1990 Toodyay townsite Stimson's Python Observed in garden (reported as Childrens Python). By Lyn Johnson
3694 22-02-1990 Julimar Road, Julimar Wallaby, Brush-tailed Sighting numbers increased along the road. Marg Larner
3695 28-01-1990 Ellendale Farm, Folewood Road Sheep, Domestic 108mm rain fell in 24 hours. 110 sheep perished on the property, from the cold!
3696 17-01-1990 Toodyay West Road, 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.
3697 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's)
3698 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Whistler, Golden Diary record
3699 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Kingfisher, Sacred Diary records
3700 03-12-1989 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Fairy-Wren, Splendid Diary record

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