Gecko’s in the Mid West

Gecko’s are some of my favourite reptiles to find while out herping, partly because every species seem to have their own beautiful and unique eye colouration. Here’s a couple of the incredible species we have out in the Mid West of Western Australia. Diplodactylus pulcher Strophurus strophurus Rhynchoedura ornata   Heteronotia binoei Gehyra variegata  

Featured on Australian Geographic!

I am very excited to have had one of my photographs featured on Australian Geographic’s Instagram page! If you’d like to stay updated on my photography, you can find me on Instagram here. View this post on Instagram Froggy Friday!!!! This pic of a motorbike frog (Litoria moorei) was captured by Sophie Cross @squamataout. ThisContinue reading “Featured on Australian Geographic!”

Australian Varanids

Two common species of varanids within Western Australia are Varanus gouldii, and Varanus panoptes. These two species are often confused. While having similar appearances, V. panoptes tend to grow larger and stockier than V. gouldii, and vary slightly in patterning. V. gouldii appear to have a more uniformly patterned body than V. panoptes, which typicallyContinue reading “Australian Varanids”

Diplodactylus pulcher

Diplodactylus pulcher (with a very apt common name of  the Pretty Gecko, or Fine Faced Gecko) are a relatively widespread and common species. D. pulcher has a wide variation in patterning, and can be difficult to differentiate from other species of the Diplodactylus genus, such as D. granariensis. This strikingly marked individual was found in MidContinue reading “Diplodactylus pulcher”