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. You must 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. Please try and limit the number of characters you enter to 100. A photograph will be a great advantage in identification those hard to identify creatures

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# Date Location Species Notes
21 15-09-2019 Wallaby Way Reserve, Morangup Button-quail, Painted Greg and Vicki
22 14-09-2019 Near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Eagle, Wedge-tailed In valley, across to Toodyay Road
23 13-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Parrot, Elegant Five birds, going from West to East
24 13-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Honeyeater, New Holland Rare visitor sighted in calothamnus
25 13-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Fairy-Wren, Splendid Small reserve north of Stirlingia Drive, R37786/28743
26 13-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Owl, Southern Boobook (Mopoke)
27 10-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Let Shirley, the Bobtail, out into the open, as she was moving quite fast and freely. She took off, and we haven't seen her again
28 10-09-2019 Avon River Turtle, Long-necked In water, near Connor Bridge
29 07-09-2019 Morangup Road, Morangup Quail, Stubble
30 05-09-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Moved Shirley, the Bobtail, to an area where it was not quite so hot, and to let her fully recover
31 24-08-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Shirley the Bobtail active again today, enjoying the sunshine.
32 21-08-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Shirley the Bobtail still at the back of our house in the breakaway where we could observe her daily (when we could find her with her camouflage). Seems to be moving better all the time
33 08-08-2019 West Toodyay Rd Whistler, Golden Sighted in the reserve, next to the river
34 08-08-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Bobtail previously relocated (and renamed Shirley - after Shirley Strickland) had moved to a break-away area at the back of the house, where it could be observed and photographed. Attempts at providing a temporary home were ignored - she preferred to sleep in the open and the cold.
35 01-08-2019 795 Bindoon Dewars Pool Road Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Group of 8 inclusive of 3 juveniles, one is very young, the parents leave them near our water trough and go off for the day foraging for food, they then collect them later in the day. 1st August 2019
36 26-07-2019 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Lizard, Bobtail Relocated bobtail was in the open, so a hollow log was placed in the area as housing for it, as it was on a bare breakaway area. Is using the log but will utilise sunshine when available.
37 17-07-2019 near Wandoo Circle Flycatcher, Restless Seen about 5PM hopping around in the leaf litter under wandoo woodland. Very distinct call
38 14-07-2019 Bejoording Frogmouth, Tawny I walked right up to it and opened the gate and took photos
39 12-07-2019 Extracts Housing Owl, Barking Telephone message from Charlie Ferguson of hearing the screaming call of the Barking Owl
40 11-07-2019 Extracts Housing area Owl, Barking Following reading of the Barking Owl in the community newspaper Roald reported hearing the screaming call at midnight. He had never heard the call before and was quite disturbed by it.

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