Snake Identification Ipswich | Brisbane | Logan.

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There is great variation between individuals within a single species of snake. The descriptions below are based on general characteristics. It can be difficult for people to positively identify snakes. Never approach snakes and never assume that they are non-venomous. If your unsure what snake it is treat it as a venomous snake and please leave it for our highly trained snake Catcher to positively identify the snake for you. Contact our highly trained professional Snake Catcher as N&S Snake Catcher are licensed by the Department of Environment and Heritage Protection and are comprehensively insured giving you not only the reassurance of an experienced snake handler but the knowledge you are dealing with someone with all adequate cover. Call N&S Snake Catcher Ipswich, Brisbane & Logan today 0415136941.

Snakes of greater Brisbane

Below are the most common Snakes we are removing from homes, yards, schools, businesses in the Ipswich, Brisbane and Logan and surrounded areas:


Eastern Brown Snake. Highly Venomous

Coastal Carpet Python Snake. Non Venomous

Yellow-Faced Whip Snake. Mildly Venomous

Red-Bellied Black Snake. Highly Venomous

Common Tree Snake. Non Venomous

Brown Tree Snake. Mildly Venomous

Small-eyed Snake. Highly Venomous

Keelback Snake. Non Venomous

White-crowned snake. Weakly Venomous

Marsh Snake. Mildly Venomous

Golden-crowned snake Weakly Venomous


Here is some information and photos on snake identification. N&S Snake Catcher’s catch and remove snakes from homes and businesses in the Brisbane, Brisbane North, Ispwich, Logan and all surrounding areas in SE Queensland.

Book in today for N&S Snake Catcher for a yard inspections or a roof inspections, as 1 in 3 houses will have a carpet python in their roof, specially during winter time as its a perfect warm spot for snakes to curl up to keep warm. Contact our friendly Brisbane, Ipswich & Logan snake catcher today on 0415136941 today.

Brown Tree Snake (Boiga Irregularis)

Length up to 2meters. Upper body is reddish to brown or even orange with irregular dark cross ands, belly cream or orange colour. Slender body and neck with large eyes with vertical pupils. Weakly Venomous, Nocturnal active by night.


Red Bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis Porphriacus)

Length 1.5 meter. Black expect for tip of snout which is paler brown. It’s belly is red flush, brighter on the sides and paler in the middle each belly scale with black hind edge, tail black on underside.
Highly Venomous, bites from this species should be treated immediately and treated with correct first aid.


Eastern Brown Snake (Pseudonaja Textilis)

Length up to 2.2 meters, highly variable in colour and patterns range from, brown, pale tan, dark brown, orange, run set to almost black plain or crossed banding, belly usually cream with orange or grey spotting. Juvenile vary in colour plain or banded frequently having dark heads or neck bands or either being completely banded along the body.


Yellow- Faced Whip Snake (Demansia Psammophis)

Length up to 1 meter, Yellow faced pale to Olive- greyish green with reddish flush along or longitudinal stripes along front third of body, belly usually greyish green, face with distinctive markings pale cream or yellow rim around eye with dark, comma like marking curving back below the eye, and dark pale edge line up on of the snout, running from nostril to nostril, very slender with whip like tail. Potentially dangerous especially if children involved, bites cause localised pain.


Keelback Snake (Tropidonophis Mairii)

Length up to 1 meter. Grey, black or olive colour with irregular dark broken cross bands, bands may be broken. Belly cream pale rusty colour with orange flush edges. Active day and night.
Non Venomous.


Marsh Snake (Hemiaspis Signata)

Length up to 70cm, olive to brown black colour, belly dark brown or grey colour, two prominent pale yellowish stripes on side of face one extending along the upper lip, the other from eye to neck. Active day and night, Mildly Venomous treat with caution. All bites should be treated with correct first aid and seek medical attention.


Coastal Taipan Snake (Oxyuranus Scutellatus)

Length up to 3meter. Light brown to almost black, belly cream with oranges spots and blotches. Head is long and angular distinct from neck, snout and face is generally paler. Highly Venomous Snake, Bite from this species should seek immediately correct first aid and seek medical attention.