Pseudechis porphyriacus

4 Red-bellied Black Snake at Glenroy, NSW

Pseudechis porphyriacus at Glenroy, NSW - 19 Jun 2022
Pseudechis porphyriacus at Glenroy, NSW - 19 Jun 2022
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Pseudechis porphyriacus 20 Jun 2022 MichaelMulvaney
Pseudechis porphyriacus 19 Jun 2022 DamianMichael

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Basking at the base of a rock wall, western aspect. Both were coiled within a meter from each other.

3 comments

KylieWaldon wrote:
   19 Jun 2022
I am soooo envious. 2 years of looking and I still haven't had one in the wild to take a photo of!
   20 Jun 2022
Is this usual behaviour? How late in teh year is it before they hunker down?
KylieWaldon wrote:
   20 Jun 2022
I suspect the mouse/rat plague may have something to do with it?

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  • 2 Abundance
  • 19 Jun 2022 01:45 PM Recorded on
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