A menagerie of charismatic Australian fauna.
This gallery is for native animals that are not birds & images that are not strictly macro. Bats & reptiles feature prominently!
An eastern water dragon poses impressively at Roma Street Parkland, Brisbane.
A Little Taste of Transylvania in Deagon
The sky fills with little red flying foxes - nomadic & temporary visitors sharing the roosts of local bats - as they prepare for their evening forage run.
In the Froghouse
A resident green tree frog in its chosen home in a Deagon yard.
A Palmful of Python
A juvenile rough-scaled python (Morelia carinata, Western Australia) in the palm of its handler, South-East Queensland.
Dusk Beyond the Fence, Deagon
Flying foxes take to the sky over Deagon from a local mangrove-tree colony.
Primordial Eyes, Sandgate
A short-necked turtle in Einbunpin Lagoon, Sandgate.
Just Passing Through, Kyogle
Graham & an intercepted carpet python on his bush property in north-eastern New South Wales.
Hangin' Around, Deagon
Flying foxes recently returned to their daytime roosts in suburban mangrove forest after a night of feeding.
A Reptilian Double, Roma Street Parkland
An eastern water dragon basking atop a suitable sculpture in a city park.
Pretty Eyes, Deagon
A tree snake, shy & harmless to humans, seeks refuge in a mangrove tree.
Gecko Reflected, Sandgate
A gecko & its reflection in the shop window of a Sandgate bakery.
White-Crowned Snake in a Deagon backyard
Cacophis harriettae is a small and only mildly venomous local reptile.
End of the Road, Deagon
A dead-end street at dusk near the local flying fox colony.
Something Monstrous in the Mangroves, Deagon
A carpet python avoids the intrusive humans by taking to a mangrove tree on the banks of Cabbage Tree Creek.
Looking for a Bed, Deagon
Flying foxes taking up position in the local roost.
Less Than Ideal Camouflage, Deagon
A frog resting in potted plants at the local train station.
Stretching Tree Snake, Deagon
A common tree snake (Dendrelaphis punctulata), seeking a less conspicuous spot, aims at an overhanging mangrove tree.
Basking Water Dragon, Brisbane
An eastern water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii) enjoying the heat from a pathway in Roma Street Parkland.
A Carpet Python Visits from the Neighbour's Yard