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Pseudonaja textilis

5 Eastern Brown Snake at Molonglo Valley, ACT

Pseudonaja textilis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Oct 2021
Pseudonaja textilis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Oct 2021
Pseudonaja textilis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Oct 2021
Pseudonaja textilis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Oct 2021
Pseudonaja textilis at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Oct 2021
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Identification history

Pseudonaja textilis 27 Oct 2021 wombey
Unidentified 27 Oct 2021 Christine

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User's notes

Small brown snake (approx 50cm in length), I assume Eastern Brown Snake - would that make it a youngster?? Very aggressive and active. Caught and ate small skink.

3 comments

wombey wrote:
   27 Oct 2021
Probably last years young as the black head and nape have faded. The skink was Hemiergis talbingoensis
BrianHerps wrote:
   28 Oct 2021
awesome observation! great pics.
Christine wrote:
   30 Oct 2021
Thanks all!

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Ogyris olane (Broad-margined Azure) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by Christine
Morethia boulengeri (Boulenger's Skink) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Mar 2022 by Christine
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Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Ecnolagria grandis (Honeybrown beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
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Microtropesa sp. (genus) (Tachinid fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Brachytria jugosa (Jugosa longhorn beetle) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 27 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Dispar compacta (Barred Skipper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Cassinia quinquefaria (Cassinia) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 12 Feb 2022 by MatthewFrawley
Securigera varia (Crown Vetch) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 11 Feb 2022 by Steve_Bok
Theclinesthes serpentata (Saltbush Blue) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Acraea andromacha (Glasswing) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Heteronympha merope (Common Brown) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Ocybadistes walkeri sothis (Green Grass-dart) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Geitoneura klugii (Klug's Xenica / Marbled Xenica) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Chetogaster violacea/viridis (complex) (Bristle Fly) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Netrocoryne repanda (Bronze Flat) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Geitoneura acantha (Ringed Xenica) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Erina hyacinthina (Varied Dusky-blue) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Heteronympha paradelpha (Spotted Brown) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Delias aganippe (Spotted Jezebel) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 6 Feb 2022 by Christine
Papilio anactus (Dainty Swallowtail) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 13 Dec 2021 by JohnBundock
Trapezites phigalioides (Montane Ochre) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by Christine
Hesperilla idothea (Flame Sedge-skipper) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 3 Dec 2021 by Christine
Trapezites phigalia (Heath Ochre) at Molonglo Valley, ACT - 9 Oct 2021 by Christine

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  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

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  • 27 Oct 2021 02:07 PM Recorded on
  • Christine Recorded by

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