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SnakeNotechis scutatus

Tiger Snake at Burragate, NSW

Notechis scutatus at Burragate, NSW - 7 Mar 2019

Identification history

Snake Notechis scutatus 28 Aug 2019 JackieMiles
Snake Notechis scutatus 15 Mar 2019 Patrick Campbell
Snake Notechis scutatus 8 Mar 2019 stephskelton80

Author's notes

Dead on road :(


   15 Mar 2019
I agree it looks like a Tiger Snake.
Do you have any close-ups of the head that you could add?
   15 Mar 2019
Sorry. no additional photos. I was worried it wasn't 100% dead and stayed my distance from the head end.
   15 Mar 2019
Fair enough. It's better to be safe than sorry and it was a wise decision not to approach any closer, as it's not obviously dead.
Is it too much to ask you to crop the original file (around the head) and add that? It's just that I'd ideally like to get a closer look at the head before giving a positive ID.

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Location information

Species information

  • Not Sensitive
  • Local Native
  • Non-Invasive

Sighting information

  • 1 Abundance
  • 7 Mar 2019 5:22 PM Recorded on
  • stephskelton80 Recorded by
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