Moondyne Festival


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?

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Log a sighting

# Date Location Species Notes
4261 08-03-1993 Sinclair Place, Julimar Bee-eater, Rainbow Twelve sighted. By Margaret Larner
4262 20-02-1993 Morangup Nature Reserve Possum, Honey; noolbenger (Tarsipes rostratus) From Elliott trap during TNC survey of reserve
4263 18-02-1993 Morangup Nature Reserve Possum, Common Brushtail In cage trap during survey
4264 17-02-1993 Morangup Nature Reserve Gecko, Speckled-stone (Diplodactylus lateroides) From Elliot Trap during TNC survey
4265 15-02-1993 Avon River, Toodyay townsite Teal, Grey Between Goomalling & Bolgart Bridges With seven ducklings (Jim Masters advised this species can lay clutches within ten days of heavy rain, as has been experienced this month). By Doreen Morrow
4266 22-10-1992 Morangup Nature Reserve Orchid, Donkey (Diuris amplissima) Found by Desrae, and taken to Dr Stephen Hopper at Kings Park. Most northerly specimen found to this time
4267 20-10-1992 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Frogmouth, Tawny Outside our carport
4268 11-10-1992 Stirlingia Drive, Majestic Heights Orchid, Smooth-lipped Spider (Caladenia integra) Photographed
4269 19-09-1992 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Various birds Glen Avon Nesting birds: Black duck, Mountain duck, Pink-eared duck. By Jim Masters
4270 17-09-1992 Hoddywell Road, Hoddywell Parrot, Red-capped Clackline Road. By Jocelyn Ballard
4271 17-09-1992 Wongamine Nature Reserve Blue Leschenaultia (Lechenaultia biloba)
4272 16-09-1992 Pelham Street, Toodyay Falcon, Little Attacked a laughing turtle-dove. Whilst on ground the falcon was attacked by several Red Wattle-birds. Whilst defending itself from the wattle-birds the dove got away. Jim Masters stated this is common when Birds of Prey attack ringneck parrots in Toodyay. Sighting by Sam Cook
4273 15-09-1992 Toodyay West Road, West Toodyay Owlet-nightjar, Australian Two on road near Avon Hill. By Ross McDougall
4274 15-09-1992 Toodyay West Road, West Toodyay Owl, Barn One in tree, about 100 metres west of Avon Hill, same night as night-jars. By Ross McDougall
4275 15-09-1992 Picnic Hill Road, West Toodyay Triller, White-winged Sighted by Ross McDougall
4276 12-09-1992 Stoney Downs, Harders-Chitty Road Shrike-thrush, Grey Nesting in shed. By Glyn Dyer
4277 08-09-1992 Glen Avon, Toodyay-Northam Road Parrot, Elegant Sighted by Jim Masters
4278 05-09-1992 Toodyay townsite Possum, Common brushtail One sighted crossing Srirling Terrace into Avondown at 6.30pm. By Wayne Clarke
4279 05-09-1992 Toodyay West Road, West Toodyay Kingfisher, Sacred First sighting for year. By Max Howard
4280 29-08-1992 Toodyay-Perth Road, Toodyay Goshawk, Brown Coorinja Cellars. One observed near cellars. By Hector Wood

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