Eastern Brown Snake is one of nine brown snake species found in Australia. Eastern Brown Snake is also found in PNG and Indonesia. Adults may be highly variable in colour. Whilst usually a uniform shade of brown, they can range from a very pale fawn colour through to black, including orange, silver, yellow and grey. The species may grow up to 1.8 metres.
Juveniles often have black heads with a bar behind the head, which distinguishes them from other local snakes with black heads. They may also bands down the rest of the body. The dark heads, bar and bands fade and disappear after the first year.
Distribution: Very common throughout region.
Pseudonaja textilis is listed in the following regions:
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MapsANBG ANBG South Annex Aranda Bushland Australian National University Bimberi Nature Reserve Black Mountain Black Street Grasslands to Stirling Ridge Bluetts Block Area Boro Brindabella National Park Bruce Ridge Bruce Ridge to Gossan Hill Budjan Galindji (Franklin Grassland) Reserve Bullen Range Caladenia Forest, O'Connor Cooleman Ridge Cotter Reserve Cotter Reservoir Crace Grasslands Denman Prospect 2 Estate Deferred Area (Block 12) Dryandra St Woodland Farrer Ridge Flea Bog Flat, Bruce Gibraltar Pines Gigerline Nature Reserve Ginninderry Conservation Corridor Googong Foreshore Goorooyarroo NR (ACT) Gungaderra Grasslands Hall Cemetery Hughes Grassy Woodland Illilanga & Baroona Isaacs Ridge Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Jedbinbilla Jerrabomberra Grassland Jerrabomberra Wetlands Kambah Pool Kosciuszko National Park Lake Burley Griffin Central/East Lake Burley Griffin West Lake Ginninderra Lions Youth Haven Lower Cotter Catchment Lower Molonglo Molonglo River Reserve Mongarlowe River Mount Ainslie Mount Ainslie to Black Mountain Mount Majura Mount Painter Mount Pleasant Mount Rogers Mount Taylor Mulanggari Grasslands Mulligans Flat Namadgi National Park National Arboretum Forests O'Connor Ridge to Gungahlin Grasslands Percival Hill Pine Island to Point Hut Piney Ridge Point Hut Hill Point Hut to Tharwa QPRC LGA Queanbeyan River Red Hill to Yarralumla Creek Rob Roy Range Rugosa Sherwood Forest Sth Tablelands Ecosystem Park Stirling Park Stony Creek Sullivans Creek, Lyneham South Swamp Creek TEST ONLY - test 2 The Pinnacle Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Top Hut TSR Tuggeranong Hill Turallo Nature Reserve Umbagong District Park University of Canberra Upper Stranger Pond Uriarra Recreation Reserve Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Wanniassa Hill West Stromlo Woodstock Nature Reserve Yarramundi Grassland
Survey pointsMt Majura Mini Summit Point 60
PlacesActon, ACT Ainslie, ACT Amaroo, ACT Aranda, ACT Banks, ACT Belconnen, ACT Berremangra, NSW Booth, ACT Borough, NSW Bruce, ACT Bungendore, NSW Bywong, NSW Campbell, ACT Canberra Central, ACT Captains Flat, NSW Cavan, NSW Chapman, ACT Conder, ACT Cook, ACT Coree, ACT Cotter River, ACT Curtin, ACT Denman Prospect, ACT Downer, ACT Dry Plain, NSW Duffy, ACT Dunlop, ACT Environa, NSW Evatt, ACT Fadden, ACT Farrer, ACT Flynn, ACT Forde, ACT Franklin, ACT Fraser, ACT Frogmore, NSW Fyshwick, ACT Googong, NSW Gordon, ACT Greenway, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Gungahlin, ACT Hackett, ACT Hall, ACT Hawker, ACT Holt, ACT Hughes, ACT Hume, ACT Isaacs, ACT Isabella Plains, ACT Jerrabomberra, ACT Jerrabomberra, NSW Kaleen, ACT Kambah, ACT Karabar, NSW Kingston, ACT Lake George, NSW Latham, ACT Lawson, ACT Macarthur, ACT Majura, ACT Melba, ACT Michelago, NSW Mitchell, ACT Molonglo Valley, ACT Murrumbateman, NSW Ngunnawal, ACT Nicholls, ACT Numeralla, NSW Oallen, NSW O'Connor, ACT Paddys River, ACT Pialligo, ACT Queanbeyan, NSW Red Hill, ACT Spence, ACT Stromlo, ACT Sutton, NSW Tennent, ACT Tharwa, ACT Theodore, ACT Throsby, ACT Tuggeranong DC, ACT Tuggeranong, ACT Uriarra, ACT Wamboin, NSW Watson, ACT Weston Creek, ACT Weston, ACT Williamsdale, NSW Winifred, NSW Yarralumla, ACT Yarrangobilly, NSW Yarrow, NSW Yass River, NSW Yass, NSW