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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.
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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?

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# Date Location Species Notes
21 25-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Scarlet At bird bath in front garden. First time near the house for many months.
22 22-04-2022 Toodyay Road, near Fernie Road Eagle, Wedge-tailed 6.50AM 2 wedge tailed eagles tearing apart a kangaroo carcass on the south side of the road.
23 22-04-2022 Julimar Quoll, Western; Chudditch Driving home at 9.30pm along Julimar Road. Long straight stretch after Plunket Road. We slowed down to a stop and watched him try to catch a moth in the middle of the road. Unfortunately we were all too star struck to even pull out our cameras. Watched him for about 20 seconds. Was amazing
24 11-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Robin, Red-capped In trees over driveway
25 10-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Eagle, Wedge-tailed Pair circling below our house, drifting in the eddies, being chased by ravens and magpies
26 04-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Butcherbird, Pied Three birds, one possibly juvenile, on large dead tree behind house
27 03-04-2022 Whitfield Road, Whitfield Kite, Black-shouldered Hovering over paddock and diving for catch
28 03-04-2022 Whitfield Road, Whitfield Fairy-wren, Splendid Small group of 4-5 individuals foraging and very vocal calling
29 03-04-2022 Wandoo Circle, Vernon Hills Parrot, Red-capped 4 birds seem at the birdbath, 2 male 2 female About 7.30AM
30 03-04-2022 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Honeyeater, White-cheeked 8 birds noisily in and out of ground level birdbath. About 7.30AM
31 01-04-2022 Nardie (Millards) Pool Swan, Black Lone swan on pool, following rain. Northam had a drenching!
32 01-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Butcherbird, Pied On birdbath just outside carport. Had a juvenile with it.
33 01-04-2022 whitfield rd Owl, Southern Boobook Calling at night occasional day roost in shed
34 01-04-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Cuckoo, Fantail First sighting for year. Also heard on the 4th April.
35 31-03-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Cuckoo, Fantail First sighting for the year
36 30-03-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Magpie-lark (Mudlark) Not often observed here. Seen on farmland next door.
37 29-03-2022 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Scorpion sp. Seen outside the door, about 11PM About 8-9cm in length Photograph available
38 24-03-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Parrot, Red-capped Not seen for some time. Drinking from bird bath and disturbed by Common Bronzewings
39 24-03-2022 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Bronzewing, Common Two birds (not) sharing a bird bath with a Red-capped Parrot
40 19-03-2022 near Wandoo Circle Toodyay Black Cockatoo, White-tailed (Carnaby's) 2 birds seen at the birdbath, morning time

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