Orpheus Island

Some pics from a week on Orpheus Island, north-east of Townsville.

Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)
Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)

Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)
Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)

Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)
Coastal carpet python (Morelia spilota mcdowelli)

Northern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis churchilli)
Northern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis churchilli)

Northern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis churchilli)
Northern dwarf crowned snake (Cacophis churchilli)

Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)
Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)

Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)
Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)

Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)
Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)

Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)
Collared whipsnake (Demansia torquata)

Slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus)
Slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus)

Slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus) eating green tree frog (Litoria caerulea)
Slaty-grey snake (Stegonotus cucullatus) eating green tree frog (Litoria caerulea). The snake gave up eventually.

Green tree frog (Litoria caerulea)
Green tree frog (Litoria caerulea)

Cane toad (Rhinella marina)
Cane toad (Rhinella marina)

Stout bar-sided skink (Eulamprus sokosoma)
Stout bar-sided skink (Eulamprus sokosoma)

Fine-spotted mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus punctulatus)
Fine-spotted mulch-skink (Glaphyromorphus punctulatus)

Litoral snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus litoralis)
Litoral snake-eyed skink (Cryptoblepharus litoralis)

Repticks:
Eulamprus sokosoma – Sort of. I think I actually saw this species a couple of years ago, but misidentified it as E. brachysoma.
Demansia torquata

About Stewart Macdonald

I'm a wildlife ecologist living and working in Queensland, Australia. I spend most of my time in the bush finding and photographing wildlife.
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