Central Vic - Winter

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  1. PythonOwner25

    PythonOwner25 Active Member

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    Victoria has had clear sunny skies for the past week, and although freezing cold, I decided to organise a day of winter herping with a few mates to see what we could find. It was an early start, dark skys and between 0-1 degrees. Ice was everywhere and it took a while clearing the ice from the car windows! We headed north towards areas of central Victoria. Upon driving around for a while and searching for hours, we came up with some interesting finds!

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    Shingleback (Tiliqua rugosa) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr

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    Eastern Stone Gecko (Diplodactylus vittatus) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr

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    Dwyer's Snake (Parasuta dwyeri) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr

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    Dwyer's Snake (Parasuta dwyeri) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr

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    Pink-tailed Worm-lizard (Aprasia parapulchella) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr

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    Bibron's Toadlet (Pseudophryne bibroni) by Matt Clancy Wildlife Photography, on Flickr
     
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    Good finds and equally good pics Matt.
     
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    It's amazing how you could find all those in the middle of winter!
    Awesome pics!
     
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    Well done. Thanks for sharing. Beautiful images
     
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    Nice pics from a good looking trip mate.
     
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    what part of vic Matt?
     
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    Central Vic.
     
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    You don't say :p Anywhere near me?
     
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    I said "Central" not North East! :facepalm:
     
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    The Aprasia gives away the location to at least one place you visited. Did you get the bibroni at the same place? i have found them lower down the hill myself and a mate has found them there as well so the population there must be pretty good.
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    Great winter pics :)
     
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    That vittatus shot is a killer mate! Awesome work bro!
     
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    Cheers Jordan! I took over 30 shots of this one gecko but they all turned out crap because the lighting was bad. This was the best one.
     
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    True, Lighting can be very tricky. But that one did turn out good I reckon.
     
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    Yeah thanks, just bought myself a propper flash setup so that will be good!
     
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    Aprasia have turned up in a few spots now Ads
     
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    Great shots mate...
     
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