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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. 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.
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# Date Location Species Notes
41 07-03-2020 Dawn Atwell Reserve, Julimar Sitella, Varied Jennifer Donegan
42 07-03-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Monitor, Goulds At back door, drinking from plant dish
43 05-03-2020 Powderbark Road, Julimar Frogmouth, Tawny Family of two adults and a number of youngsters; roosting in a eucalypt
44 02-03-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Honeyeater, Brown First sighting for some months
45 01-03-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Four birds in a 3m Eucalyptus caesia (Silver Princess) during afternoon, and into early evening, when they departed
46 01-03-2020 Boundary of Rugged Hills Nature Reserve Wild pigs Seen by my neighbour 2 adults and 2 juveniles. I�ve never seen any around here before, or any signs of them. I�ve reported the sighting to DBCA Mundaring who said they will send a team to investigate and possibly take some action to remove them.
47 26-02-2020 188 Racecourse Road, Toodyay Turtle, Long-necked Two turtles found in dam at 188 Racecourse Road. Taken back to the Avon River, over 1km away. Photographed by Kevin Hug
48 25-02-2020 Outside Office Majestic Heights Black ant Have been observing ants busy preparing for rain. They have dragged small twigs (some 10cm/1mm dia, others 1-2cm/2.5mm dia) around the entrance to their nest. Photographed.
49 24-02-2020 Toodyay Corymbia calophylla (marri) Heavy flowering of marri throughout the Shire. Often an indication of a wet start to winter
50 17-02-2020 Bindoon-Dewars Pool Road just west of Munyerring Wallaby, Black-gloved (Western Brush) Unfortunately road kill
51 07-02-2020 Pelham Lookout Bee-eater, Rainbow Large number sighted above lookout in the morning
52 29-01-2020 Stirlingia Drive, Toodyay Weather observation We have recorded an average of 500mm over the past three years - 354.5mm in 2019. The previous rain recorded at today's date (29th January)was on 2 November 2019.
53 29-01-2020 Julimar rd, west Toodyay Possum, Common brushtail Possum running across the road on Julimar Road just after Harders - Chitty Roard. 9pm
54 28-01-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Robin, Western Yellow Two at birdbath
55 28-01-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Honeyeater, White-naped At birdbath
56 28-01-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Goshawk, Brown Watching the smaller birds from a branch above the birdbath.
57 25-01-2020 Near Wandoo Circle Black Cockatoo, Red-tailed Late afternoon, about 5PM, perching on top of dead wandoo tree. 2 birds not photographed
58 14-01-2020 West Toodyay Marbled Scorpion Found on shed floor
59 12-01-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Possum, Common brushtail Early hours of morning perched on edge of water tub. Looked quite big and fat.
60 05-01-2020 Wilkerson Rd West Toodyay Honeyeater, New Holland Three of them at bird bath for a short time. In 17 years I�ve only seen them here a couple of times, and never more than one alone.

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