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Avon River Bird Survey - Post Avon Descent

The Toodyay Naturalists' Club conducted a three-year bird survey along the river, from 2015 to 2017. This followed a previous survey 1995 to 1997 (for the Avon River Management Authority).

Millards Pool Bird List 2010-2017

A list of the birds along the pool and fringing vegetation was compiled from 67 surveys between December 2010 and August 2017. Most of the surveying was undertaken by members of the Wheatbelt Avon Branch of Birdlife Australia (WABBA) with support from local organisations such as the Toodyay Friends of the River, Toodyay Naturalists' Club, the Avon Valley Environment Society and three non-members.
67 visits to Millards Pool, from Extracts Weir to Donkey Crossing, were conducted in this period resulting in 103 species. Survey times varied depending on the time of the year but averaged about 65 minutes per survey.
All species seen have been verified by at least two sightings on different surveys or by two different persons.
You can review the report, firstly by scientific name, then species name, common name and count.

Compiled by John Masters, WABBA.

9th May 2021 saw TFOR members join with the Wheatbelt Avon Bird Group (WABG) to survey Nardie (Millards) Pool; a total of 40 bird species were sighted and heard. Check out what birds were recorded

Page updated 2nd August 2021