Pale-headed snake Hoplocephalus bitorquatus

Warning: Venomous

The pale-headed snake has a broad head distinct from its narrow neck. It can be pale brown to grey above with a paler band across the rear of the head bordered by black spots sometimes forming a band. The belly is pale grey. It occurs in dry eucalyptus forest and occasionally in wet eucalyptus forests. This snake is semi arboreal preying on tree frogs, geckos, skinks and small mammals such as bats. It can grow up to 80 cm in length.