36. Chinese Pond Turtle

  • World Reptile Number – 36
  • Korea Reptile Number – 1
  • Date Photographed – 4 August 2023
  • Location Photographed – Seoul, Korea
Chinese Pond Turtle
Chinese Pond Turtle – Seoul, Korea

35. Yellow-faced Whip Snake

  • World Reptile Number – 35
  • Australia Reptile Number – 31
  • Date Photographed – 13 January 2022
  • Location Photographed – Arundel Wetlands, QLD
Yellow-faced Whip Snake
Yellow-faced Whip Snake – Arundel Wetlands, QLD

34. Saw-shelled Turtle

  • World Reptile Number – 34
  • Australian Reptile Number – 30
  • Date Photographed – 1 November 2021
  • Location Photographed – Eungella N.P. QLD
Saw-shelled Turtle
Saw-shelled Turtle – Eungella N.P. QLD

33. Krefft’s Turtle

  • World Reptile Number – 33
  • Australian Reptile Number – 29
  • Date Photographed – 25 September 2021
  • Location Photographed – Arkarra Lagoons, Dundowran, QLD
Krefft's Turtle
Krefft’s Turtle – Arkarra Lagoons, Dundowran, QLD

32. White’s Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 32
  • Australian Reptile Number – 28
  • Date Photographed – 22 February 2021
  • Location Photographed – Mt Kaputar, NSW
White’s Skink
White’s Skink – Mt Kaputar NP, NSW

31. Copper-tailed Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 31
  • Australian Reptile Number – 27
  • Date Photographed – 8 March 2020
  • Location Photographed – Cullendore High Country, NSW
Copper-tailed Skink
Copper-tailed Skink – Cullendore High Country, NSW

30. Red-bellied Black Snake

  • World Reptile Number – 30
  • Australian Reptile Number – 26
  • Date Photographed – 22 February 2020
  • Location Photographed – Flat Rock, NSW
Red-bellied Black Snake
Red-bellied Black Snake – Flat Rock, NSW

29. Orange-tailed Shadeskink

  • World Reptile Number – 29
  • Australian Reptile Number – 25
  • Date Photographed – 26 January 2020
  • Location Photographed – Curtis Falls Track, Mt Tamborine, QLD
Orange-tailed Shadeskink
Orange-tailed Shadeskink

28. Rose’s Shadeskink

  • World Reptile Number – 28
  • Australian Reptile Number – 24
  • Date Photographed – 26 January 2020
  • Location Photographed – Curtis Falls Track, Mt Tamborine, QLD
Rose's Shadeskink
Rose’s Shadeskink – Curtis Falls Track, Mt Tamborine, QLD

27.  Eastern Brown Snake

  • World Reptile Number – 27
  • Australian Reptile Number – 23
  • Date Photographed – 18 October 2019
  • Location Photographed – O’Reillys, QLD
Eastern Brown Snake
Eastern Brown Snake – O’Reillys, QLD

26 .  Wall Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 26
  • Australian Reptile Number – 22
  • Date Photographed – 30 October 2019
  • Location Photographed – Coombabah Wetlands, Coombabah, QLD
Wall Skink
Wall Skink – Coombabah Wetlands, Coombabah

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  • World Reptile Number – 25
  • Australian Reptile Number – 
  • Date Photographed – 
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  • World Reptile Number – 24
  • Australian Reptile Number – 22
  • Date Photographed – 
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23.  Green Sea Turtle

  • World Reptile Number – 23
  • Australian Reptile Number – 21
  • Date Photographed – 24 June 2019
  • Location Photographed – The Seaway, Main Beach, QLD
Green Sea Turtle
Green Sea Turtle – Seaway, Main Beach, QLD

22. Eastern Long-necked Turtle

  • World Reptile Number – 22
  • Australian Reptile Number – 20
  • Date Photographed – 11 April 2019
  • Location Photographed – Broadmere, QLD

I had luckily slowed down on the highway near the turn-off to Lake Murphy, QLD to check out a water crossing when I noticed this turtle crossing the road. I helped it to a safer location but it was a bit to shy to stick it’s head out fully.

Eastern Long-necked Turtle
Eastern Long-necked Turtle – Broadmere, QLD

21. Robust Rainbow-Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 21
  • Australian Reptile Number – 19
  • Date Photographed – 9 April 2019
  • Location Photographed – Auburn River NP, QLD

Auburn River National Park is a spot known for the Rainbow-Skink and on the path down to the river a number of skinks could be seen scurrying for cover. I missed out on photographing most of them but this one stayed still long enough for a few shots and a new tick.

Robust Rainbow-Skink
Robust Rainbow-Skink – Auburn River NP, QLD

20. Open-Litter Rainbow-Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 20
  • Australian Reptile Number – 18
  • Date Photographed – 9 April 2019
  • Location Photographed – Ban Ban Springs, QLD

On a dirt road creek crossing just past Ban Ban Springs I found this little Open-Litter Rainbow-Skink scurrying to cover. It took a bit of chasing to get a clear enough shot to get an identification.

Open-Litter Rainbow-Skink
Open-Litter Rainbow-Skink – Ban Ban Springs, QLD

19. Eastern Water Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 19
  • Australian Reptile Number – 17
  • Date Photographed – 7 April 2019
  • Location Photographed – Lake Alford, Gympie, QLD

Stopping in at Lake Alford, Gympie on the way to Hervey Bay I noticed the usual Eastern Water Dragons and then something a little bit different behind it. A closer investigation revealed my first Eastern Water Skink. He stayed still for a moment allowing me to get low for some shots.

Eastern Water Skink
Eastern Water Skink – Lake Alford, Gympie, QLD

18. Striped Skink

  • World Reptile Number – 18
  • Australian Reptile Number – 16
  • Date Photographed – 24 February 2019
  • Location Photographed – Lennox Heads, NSW

Whilst stopping at Lennox Headland to look for sea birds a Striped Skink crossed the path in front of me. Stopping momentarily to see if I was a threat.

Striped Skink
Striped Skink – Lennox Heads, NSW