Tag Archives: The Reptile Bloke

Mulga Snake – AKA: King Brown Snake

By | June 20, 2022

Each week, thanks to Troy, The Reptile Bloke, we look at a different reptile that you might encounter on a bushwalk. MULGA SNAKE – AKA: KING BROWN SNAKE (Pseudechis australis) Most people know this snake by the colloquial name, “King Brown Snake” but this can be confusing to some people because it is actually not… Read More »


The Spotted Black Snake

By | June 7, 2022

The Spotted Black Snake otherwise known as the Blue-Bellied Black Snake is a close relative of the more well known Red-Bellied Black Snake (Pseudechis porphyriacus). Spotted Black Snakes are a highly venomous elapid species that grow to around 1.5m in length. Spotted Black Snakes can be variable in colour with some individuals being completely black… Read More »


Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink

By | March 1, 2022

Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua scincoides) By Troy Hovenden, The Reptile Bloke The Eastern Blue-Tongue Skink is a common lizard species in the Blue Mountains. We actually have two species of Blue-Tongue here in the Mountains. In the upper mountains, we find the Blotched Blue-Tongue Skink (Tiliqua nigrolutea). Often times when I’m searching for snakes in… Read More »


Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast

By | January 11, 2024

Find great things to see and do in the greater Blue Mountains region using the Ask Roz Blue Mountains Podcast. The Blue Mountains most listened to visitor information podcast. All here: https://open.spotify.com/show/091OrVhnf4FIGuvBbnsQ3s OLDER episodes here: https://open.spotify.com/show/4ZIuMIOOTNYTaN3DJFv4T3