Re: birding-aus Hazards of birdwatching

Subject: Re: birding-aus Hazards of birdwatching
From: Kirrama Wildlife Tours <>
Date: Mon, 06 Sep 1999 23:21:24 +1000
Hi Edwin,
A 3 meter Eastern Brown Snake? Even the 'Bible'of Herpetologists (Reptiles
& Amphibians of Australia, H.G. Cogger) gives the maximum lenght for this
species as  1.5 meters. 
Are you sure it was an Eastern Brown?
        Happy Birding and Snaking,

At 20:19 5/09/99 +1000, you wrote:
>Once while walking off a main track to get a closer look at a
White-throated >Gerygone I felt something move under my foot like "moving
rubber". I looked down >and saw a 3 metre Eastern Brown Snake move away
from my clumsy foot. 

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