Posts Tagged ‘copperhead’

A Copperhead (Austrelaps ramsayi)

March 27, 2011

This one was killed on the road at 35°36’44.58″S 149°33’6.16″E on the Captains Flat to Braidwood road on 26 march 2011. Probably dead for a day or so.

Not sure how widespread they are in the district – NSW DEC Atlas of wildlife seems to be broken today.

Should be a good year for them now and next given that there are a lot of frogs around after the good rain. You can see a distinct vertebral stripe clearly in this one which was about a metre long.

Australeps ramsayi

Austrelaps ramsayi