Snake Catcher Blog
February Snake Catcher Update
March 10, 2017

Snake sightings in Brisbane remained high throughout February with callouts for our snake catchers both day and night! February unfortunately saw our snake catchers called to a number of domestic residences to find carpet pythons consuming domestic cats and small domestic dogs. Although fairly rare it serves as an important reminder to us to be […]

December Snake Catcher Update
January 12, 2017

December has been scorching hot with regular storms creating very favorable conditions for our scaly friends and keeping snake catchers on their toes.   We have been getting an ever-widening variety of snake species turn up as the mercury has risen. Yellow-faced whip snakes – not seen for a number of months prior – have […]

October Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
November 2, 2016

The upward trend in snake sightings seen in September continued throughout October with even a few late night visitors of the python variety starting to pop up on the warmer nights.   October was typified by a shift in the snake species being sighted with a not insignificant number of Eastern Brown Snakes and Red-bellied […]

September Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
October 4, 2016

With warm weather and sporadic rain making for some very humid days over September our snake catchers have had quite a few days at mid-summer busy levels! As is typical for this time of year however the busy runs came in patches when conditions were just right for reptiles. The vast majority of calls are […]

July Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
August 4, 2016

The temperature in SE QLD has been highly variable this July making life interesting for our Brisbane snake catchers.   Generally July is the slowest month for snake sightings and call outs, which has held true for much of the month. However, we have had a few unseasonably warm periods with snakes taking advantage and […]

June Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
July 2, 2016

SE Queensland has been incredibly cold of late – more closely resembling my native Wellington than the sunshine state capital!   Despite the continued drop in temperature we are continuing to receive regular call outs to all Brisbane suburbs. The cold weather means you can almost set your clock to when the snakes will be […]

May Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
June 1, 2016

Well the winter snap has finally hit and with it a marked reduction in snake sightings around Brisbane. While snakes are still moving around they are being very selective with when – highlighted by periods of the office phone ringing off the hook and periods with limited action! The month of May has seen the […]

April Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
May 5, 2016

The slowdown in snake sightings experienced during March reversed slightly during April with more of our scaly friends showing up around Brisbane suburbs. While obviously not at summer peaks this is still welcome news for snake lovers and terrible news for suffers of Ophidiophobia – the fear of snakes!   Carpet pythons seemed to have […]

March Brisbane Snake Catcher Update
April 8, 2016

March has seen a slow down in snake sightings as the temperature starts to cool as we leave summer. However, snakes are still moving in all suburbs albeit with slightly reduced frequency.   Carpet pythons and tree snakes continue to pop up with high regularity Brisbane wide with Red-bellied Black snakes also a common sighting […]

Brisbane Snake Catcher Update For February!
March 4, 2016

February has been a busy time for our Brisbane snake catchers with snakes on the move in all suburbs.   While as usual carpet pythons and tree snakes continue to be the most commonly sighted snakes we are beginning to see an increase in a number of other species – both venomous and non-venomous.   […]