We were away for a few days recently and returned home to find this fellow a few metres away from the house basking in the morning sun. It is probably not the same Australian Scrub (Amethystine Python) noted in the Watchful Eye blog. It seems smaller. I was not willing to wrestle with it to determine its precise size! It seemed quite relaxed at our presence.
David and family moved to Kuranda, Queensland in 2002, following retirement from CSIRO Canberra, Australia. David, Barbara and an assortment of wildlife live in a rainforest setting. It is their first experience living in the tropics.
David's major interest is Entomology. He continues research in the Orthopteroid insects and is keenly interested in the biology of the rainforest.
This blog is a narrative of observations made in and around Kuranda.