Bathurst Herps

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  1. jase75

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    Well iv finally started to copy all of my old pics over to CD, so i thought id post a few that i have taken around the Bathurst area. All pics are from within 50kms of Bathurst and all are wild specimens.

    First of all the Snakes:

    Various Eastern Brown:

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    Red Belly Black :
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    wow lucky to find all them browns, I have never found a brown under something, love it how tiger snakes flatten out there necks, it looks awsome :)
     
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    Legless Lizards:

    Pink Tailed Worm Lizard:
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    Possibly Delma Plebeia ???
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    wow, love the pygopods, did you find them sheltering? I have only ever seen 2 in my life, I half dead burtons and a burtons on the road that slid away before we could get a good look :( but one day when I travel, I will see all this stuff :)
     
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    Lesueurs Tree Frog :
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    Yes Ryan they were all sheltering under rocks and logs.
     
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    wow Jase i lived in bathurst for 16 years and never seen a pink tailed worm lizard or a gecko where abouts were you?? great pics buy the way
     
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    Yeah there is a fair bit around if u know where to look for it, iv found 4 types of Legless Lizards and 4 types of Geckos.
     
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    sweet wish i still lived there could meet up
    i use to live out at clear creek and seen alot of redbellys and browns out that way
     
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    got any pics of the other pygopod and gecko species you have seen?
     
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    Interesting species jase,havent seen some of those skinks,found delma inornata around that way,have you seen any of the murray darlings near bathhurst,they used to be found at tarana,also near blayney and at Hill end years back,look like the one in Hosers book,rather dark,live in tthe rock outcrops.
     
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    Have some a Burtons Ryan, but none of the other Geckos, ill have to copy the Burtons and Post it.
     
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    Yeah i found a Delma Inornata out the Bridle Track way, but havnt seen any Murray Darlings around here, just the 2 Diamonds. A mate found a large Carpet out towards Limekilns way.
     
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    what are the other 3 gecko species? I am guessing, leasures velvet and thick tailed and marbled gecko?
     
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    Yes thats right except Stone Gecko not Marbled.
     
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    oh ok, I have heard of marbled geckos actually being found near bathurst, not sure if it is true though
     
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    Oh really, iv never heard of any but u mite be right.
    And Pygopods i have found around here are Burtons Legless Lizard, Delma inornata, Delma plebia( if thats wat it was, see previous pic) and Aprasia Parapulchella, which was a good find because they are on the NSW endangered species list, and only known to be found at 3 or 4 different areas.
     

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