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.
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
21 23-07-2020 Wilkerson Rd Parrot, Australian Ringneck Heard from inside the house and went to look because the call sounded a bit unusual. There were four, two in one tree and two in another nearby. One of them which I think was a male because I could see what seemed to be red around the eye had an incredibly bright large band of yellow across the chest. It covered about a third of the depth from the neck to the lower front.
22 20-07-2020 West Toodyay Bridge Shelduck, Australian; Mountain Duck A pair flying upriver over the bridge.
23 19-07-2020 Harper Rd, Toodyay Mistletoebird Was dancing around on solanum weed species
24 19-07-2020 Morangup Nature Reserve Echidna Safely crossed the Toodyay Road into the reserve around 4pm
25 18-07-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Cuckoo, Pallid Heard for first time since August 2019. There were two recorded for all 2019
26 16-07-2020 Northam-Toodyay Rd near CBH wheat bins Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) About 5 on the ground amongst the roadside weeds. I�ve never seen them there before. A bit later when I passed again they appeared to be standing on the plants which I think were canola.
27 10-07-2020 Salt Valley Rd Hoddy's Well Euro Unfortunately road kill
28 08-07-2020 Wilkerson Rd Butcherbird, Pied Calling from the top of a dead wandoo.
29 07-07-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Babbler, White-browed Over cast day. Group of white-browed babblers on a yellow sandy firebreak. They were using their beaks to dig out insects. They moved along by small jumping movements.
30 07-07-2020 Parkland Dr Julimar Thornbill, Yellow-rumped Fly in flocks onto tall bushes and gum trees. Then spend time on the ground running around collecting insects.
31 05-07-2020 Wandoo Circle Cuckoo, Fantail At Charmian and Andrew�s. Calling from a tree. Also saw donkey orchids, greenhoods, bracket fungus, astroloma and hare orchids.
32 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Spoonbill, Yellow-billed
33 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Cormorant, Little Pied
34 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Coot, Eurasian
35 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Shelduck, Australian (Mountain Duck)
36 04-07-2020 Boshack, Wattening Springs Whistler, Rufous
37 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Corella, Westerrn
38 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Galah
39 04-07-2020 Boshack, Wattening Springs Ringneck, Australian
40 04-07-2020 Boshack lake, Wattening Springs Grebe, Australasian

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