Nature: Life with Kinkytail, an eastern water dragon.

South Queensland Landmarks Lamington National Park. By Karen of Smart Steps to Australia. Lamington National Park is a 22,000-hectare park in the Gold Coast hinterland in Queensland about two hours south of Brisbane. The Park is part of the Gondwana Rainforests of Australia World Heritage Area. It’s the most extensive subtropical rainforest.

The eastern water dragon inhabits the coastal water courses of eastern Australia from northern Queensland to Gippsland in eastern Victoria. It is a good tree climber and likes to laze on branches overhanging the water. If disturbed it will drop into the water and swim to the bottom to wait for the danger to pass, staying under for up to 30 minutes if necessary.


Water dragon south east queensland

Australian Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii). Also known as Eastern Water Dragon. Found on the east coast of Australia from Victoria north to Queensland.

Water dragon south east queensland

A male Australian Eastern Water Dragon with a red chest. The less colorful female is in the bg. It's very unusual to see these so tame. I often spotted them along the local creek when I went looking for tadpoles, frogs, turtles and small fish in the 1970's, but they would disappear like lightning. Here they have become used to people with constant busloads of tourists arriving regularly at.

Water dragon south east queensland

The Daintree rainforest is home to a wonderful collection of Daintree rainforest animals. 30% of Australia's marsupial species and all five Australian frog species including the giant White-lipped Tree Frog, which is the largest frog in the world, live here. I grew up in Sydney but fell in love with North Queensland and moved here over 20 years ago.

 

Water dragon south east queensland

Eastern Water Dragon feeds on small reptiles, worms, frogs, insects, fruit, berries and molluscs - Males 245mm, Females 190mm snout to vent length. Brisbane. Home; Snakes. Snake Catcher Directory; Snake Identification. Snakes of South East Queensland; Snake Information; Bird Management; Lizards; Possums; Links; Select Page. Lizards of South East Queensland Eastern Water Dragon. Eastern Water.

Water dragon south east queensland

A beautiful water dragon I spotted recently, and I'm fairly certain it's an adult male. This is an arboreal agamid species native to eastern and south-eastern Australia, of which there are two sub-species - the eastern water dragon (I. l. lesueurii) and the Gippsland water dragon (I. l. howittii). Water dragons have long powerful limbs and claws for climbing, and are excellent swimmers.

Water dragon south east queensland

Eastern Water Skink. In April, Eastern Water Skinks are busy preparing for the start of winter. They will bask in the warmth of the sun and feed as much as they can to keep warm during winter. These skinks live from Cooktown in northern Queensland to south-east New South Wales, and inland to South Australia through the Murray-Darling basin. The.

Water dragon south east queensland

Kinkytail, an eastern water dragon, resident in the Northern Illawarra. Credit: David Roach. Eastern water dragons can live for up to 30 years. We have no idea how old Kinky is, but we regard him.

 

Water dragon south east queensland

Wildlife of the Scenic Rim, south-east Queensland. The Scenic Rim is in one of Australia's 15 hotspots of biodiversity (and part of the third most species-rich regions in Australia) - an arc of high country south and west of Brisbane, largely adjoining the New South Wales border. High summer rainfall, varied landscapes and soils, creeks and rivers all contribute to a variety of vegetation.

Water dragon south east queensland

The Australian Water Dragon is Australia’s largest agamid lizard (Greer 1990:18), they can be found within and near most healthy riparian environments along the East coast of Australia as well as the upper reaches of the Murray-Darling basin in the south of its.

Water dragon south east queensland

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Water dragon south east queensland

The two subspecies of Australian Water Dragons are found along the east coast of Australia: The Eastern Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii lesueurii) is found from Nowra, N.S.W. in the south to half way up the Cape York Peninsula in Northern Queensland.(Shown in green on the Map). The Gippsland Water Dragon (Intellagama lesueurii howitti) is found south of Nowra, throughout south-eastern New.

 


Nature: Life with Kinkytail, an eastern water dragon.

Dragon fruit is an exotic fruit, and in most of the southern US, you can grow a dragon fruit plant in pots on your patio if you’re careful to protect it from cold weather. If you live in US Hardiness Zones 10-11, you’ll be able to grow dragon fruit outdoors year round.

The Australian water dragon (Intellagama lesueurii, formerly Physignathus lesueurii) is the only species of the genus Intellagama which includes the eastern water dragon (I. l. lesueurii) and the Gippsland water dragon (I. l. howittii) subspecies. It is an arboreal agamid species native to eastern Australia from Victoria northwards to Queensland. There may be a small introduced population on.

Brisbane Insects and Spiders Home Page. Welcome to Brisbane Insects and Spiders home page. We are the Chew's family in Brisbane, Queensland, Australia. Our interest is to study the nature. We go to the bush on weekends to watch insects and spiders. We are not professionals. We recorded and commented on what we found. On the following pages, we.

The eastern water dragon is a backyard buddy. Backyard buddies are also the local people who value the living things around them, like the eastern water dragons, and are willing to protect and encourage them by doing a few simple things around their own homes. So you can be a backyard buddy. Be a backyard buddy. It’s easy. All you have to do.

South-east Queensland is a subtropical region that captures a mix of Australia’s northern tropical plants and creatures, and their southern, more temperate counterparts. If you look at the distribution maps for all kinds of different animal and plant groups, you’ll find a lot of species are at the limit of their range just to the north or south of Brisbane, usually encompassing the area.

Mar 6, 2018 - Australian Water Dragon (Physignathus lesueurii). Also known as Eastern Water Dragon. Found on the east coast of Australia from Victoria north to Queensland. A small population also exists on the south-east coast of South Australia.