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Im pretty sure it's a Eastern Brown.
- 01-Nov-11, 08:53 PM #32
I Saved the pic and enhanced it and yes it's an Eastern Brown
Siigh..I'll do it then. This bloke's in woongarrah, supposedly he knows what he's doing- 0438 280 168- he'll give you free advice. I think call out is like $50.
Last edited by PythonLegs; 01-Nov-11 at 10:21 PM. Reason: fRee advice, not fee advice
Sprinkler looks like a cosy place to hide under.
- 02-Nov-11, 08:37 AM #36
just took a second look and I agree with the others.... Eastern Brown. Just make sure you don't shovel it and have some respect for our native wildlife... if the snake hangs around call a snake catcher and instruce your kids what to do if they see a snake.
It looks a bit like a black bellied swamp snake/ marsh snake
looks like a swamp snake, not completely sure. Browns can often be confused with swamp snakes. Swamp snakes are harmless but browns i would be worried about.
- 02-Nov-11, 08:47 AM #39
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cockney red- Near Dee Why"So this is how liberty dies, with thunderous applause."
ive lived half my life on the northern beaches...
just by the quickest of glances i can tell it is a whip snake..
i have never come across a eastern in the Coll area and this is to slender to be one..
and looks like the other 1000 whips i caght in the area..
Juvi browns atthat size in Sydney are not so uniformed in colour...
But i will bet my savings on that being a Whip SnakeDoes not play well with others...
We dont get a lot of calls for brown snakes on the Nth Shore unless you go as far as Hornsby or out to Kuringai National Pk.
I doubt its a marsh snake, they dont behave like that usually. It could be a Yellow faced whip though seems a little bulky but unless otherwise proven I would stick with eastern brown just to play it safe. Theres WIRES or Sydney Wildlife or that company that Snakepimp works for.sans livor
- 02-Nov-11, 02:23 PM #42
I wouldn't worry about a snake catcher. Unless of course you have a dog, cat or small kids. But saying that, if there's one like that then you've got more in your area. The best snake is the one you can see in my opinion. Just be mindful about lifting pots or tin etc (wear gloves when gardening). It won't go out of its way to attack you , but more so it'll go out of its way to get away from you. From a distance they are fascinating to watch I don't know what it is from that shot either - I'd err on the side of caution and treat it like a brown.
Down on the coastal fringe, you will find Whips, Swampie's, Crowns, all very common....the odd black, and BHS, iF VERY FORTUNATE...
Last edited by Cockney_Red; 02-Nov-11 at 02:58 PM.Musical Football Herper
im definat on that its a black bellied marsh snake i have them all the time at mine at narrabeen i just relocate them up at wakhurst if u ever get your hands on it or see it again give us msg n ill relocate it for u they are mildly venomous but not agressive just dont kill it
we have had callouts for browns close to that area and my co worker removed one from mossman. A bloke called us out to brookvale where a large brownsnake was uncovered in his garden and it went under his house.
Glad i dont live there on cause out my way they are a far more common species in the remnant cumberland plain bushland .
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