Some random pics from some fieldwork and just herping trips. Whilst out grampians way I conned my friend to drop me off for a couple of hours of herping. it was raining the whole time. Whoops. White's skink (Liopholis whitii) by Nick Gale, on Flickr Southern grass skink (Pseudemoia entrecasteauxii) by Nick Gale, on Flickr In January I was lucky enough to assist on a field nats trip to the Mornington Peninsula to look at Swamp Skinks. We caught only one over 5 or 6 sites, but the day was rather warm! Swamp skink (Lissolepis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr Swamp Skink (Lissoelpis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr We also found this qtpa2t White-lipped snake (Drysdalia coronoides) by Nick Gale, on Flickr Although the survey was over, we stopped on the way home to check out an area in the Western Port region. We got some juvenile Glossy grass and Southern grass skinks, but this big (and ugly) boy was a gem. Swamp skink (Lissolepis coventryi) by Nick Gale, on Flickr Recently I went out to help my mate Dave detect new sites where Litoria fallax are breeding in around Melbourne, and we found several new populations. Alas, all the sites were on private property . We did find this big boy though. Eastern tiger snake (Notechis scutatus) by Nick Gale, on Flickr Thanks for looking!