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.
MapsMount Majura Mount Ainslie Black Mountain Tidbinbilla Nature Reserve Cooleman Ridge Isaacs Ridge Pine Island to Point Hut Gungaderra Grasslands Gigerline Nature Reserve Mount Painter Goorooyarroo Mount Pleasant Mulanggari Grasslands Jerrabomberra Wetlands Bruce Ridge Gibraltar Pines Jedbinbilla Namadgi National Park The Pinnacle Uriarra Recreation Reserve Woodstock Nature Reserve Swamp Creek Bullen Range Tuggeranong Hill Rob Roy Range Aranda Bushland Mount Taylor Farrer Ridge Wanniassa Hill Jerrabomberra Grassland Kambah Pool Percival Hill Mulligans Flat Crace Grasslands Stony Creek Cotter Reserve Point Hut to Tharwa Lower Cotter Catchment Australian National University Stirling Park Yarramundi Grassland Molonglo River Park Mount Rogers Lake Ginninderra Isabella Lake Hall Cemetery ANBG Umbagong District Park Lake Burley Griffin Central/East Lake Burley Griffin West National Arboretum Forests Wandiyali-Environa Conservation Area Illilanga & Baroona Bimberi Nature Reserve Brindabella National Park Turallo Nature Reserve Googong Foreshore Isaacs Ridge and Nearby Mongarlowe River Rugosa at Yass River Ginninderry Conservation Corridor Hughes Grassy Woodland Franklin Grassland Reserve University of Canberra Flea Bog Flat, Bruce TEST ONLY - test 2 Dryandra St Woodland
Points of interestPoint 60 Mt Majura Mini Summit
PlacesWatson, ACT Paddys River, ACT Conder, ACT Isaacs, ACT Banks, ACT Gordon, ACT Nicholls, ACT Hackett, ACT Williamsdale, NSW Jerrabomberra, NSW Acton, ACT Googong, NSW Campbell, ACT Yarralumla, ACT Winifred, NSW Farrer, ACT Gundaroo, NSW Yass River, NSW Fyshwick, ACT Michelago, NSW O'Connor, ACT Latham, ACT Bungendore, NSW Melba, ACT Oallen, NSW Kambah, ACT Karabar, NSW Fadden, ACT Tharwa, ACT Hughes, ACT Tennent, ACT Gungahlin, ACT Red Hill, ACT Forde, ACT Yarrow, NSW Curtin, ACT Sutton, NSW Belconnen, ACT Wamboin, NSW Bywong, NSW Franklin, ACT Booth, ACT Theodore, ACT Greenway, ACT Hume, ACT Cotter River, ACT Downer, ACT Isabella Plains, ACT Kingston, ACT Flynn, ACT Evatt, ACT Cook, ACT Hall, ACT Fraser, ACT Amaroo, ACT Queanbeyan, NSW Hawker, ACT Macarthur, ACT Dunlop, ACT Lake George, NSW Spence, ACT Frogmore, NSW Jerrabomberra, ACT Molonglo Valley, ACT Weston, ACT Uriarra, ACT Duffy, ACT Chapman, ACT Canberra Central, ACT Tuggeranong DC, ACT
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