Snake Catcher Logan, free snake identifications, wildlife, snake, lizard, frog, amphibian, goanna, turtle,


Have you discovered a reptile or amphibian visiting your house or garden and would

like to know what it is?  Send us a clear photo (as clear as you can get without putting

yourself in harm's way - we advise you stand at least 3 metres away) and Scott will be

happy to identify it for you totally free of charge.

Do you need an unexpected (and probably unwelcome!) visitor relocated to a more

suitable environment than your hourse or garden? Call Scott on 0419 328 251. We

cover the Logan/Gold Coast/Brisbane/Ipswich/Bayside areas. 

If Scott is unavailable he will be

able recommend an alternative professional snake catcher for you.

Our call out fee covers Scott coming to your home, catching your unwelcome guest

and relocation of said guest to its nearest natural habitat.  Our call out fee also covers

Scott coming back within a week free of charge if the snake eludes him first visit (which

rarely happens if you keep watch of it).

A Naturalist's Guide to the Dangerous Creatures of Australia by Peter Rowland and Scott Eipper
A Naturalist's Guide to the Snakes of Australia by Scott Eipper & Tie Eipper

Why should you call Nature for You?

Scott literally wrote the books on working with and identifying Australian Snakes.

These are the areas we are able to service - if in doubt please call Scott to check - we do have a network of people we trust and are more than happy to recommend to you if you do not fall within our service areas.

Logan: Bahrs Scrub,  Bannockburn,  Beenleigh,  Belivah,  Berrinba,  Bethania,  Boronia Heights,  Browns Plains,  Buccan,  Carbrook,  Cedar Creek,  Cedar Grove,  Cedar Vale,  Chambers Flat,  Cornubia,  Crestmead,  Daisy Hill,  Eagleby,  Edens Landing,  Eight Mile Plains,  Flagstone,  Flinders Lakes,  Forestdale,  Greenbank,  Heritage Park,  Hillcrest,  Holmview,  Jimboomba,   Kagaru,  Kairabah,  Kingston,   Logan Central,  Logan Reserve, Logan Village,  Loganholme,  Loganlea,  Lyons,  Maclean,  Marsden,   Meadowbrook,  Monarch Glen,  Mount Warren Park,  Mundoolun,  Munruben, New Beith,  North Maclean,  Park Ridge,  Park Ridge South,  Priestdale,  Regents Park,  Rochedale South,  Shailer Park,  Silverbark Ridge,  Slacks Creek,  South Maclean,  Springwood,  Stockleigh,  Tamborine,  Tanah Merah,   Underwood,  Undullah,  Veresdale,  Versdale Scrub,  Waterford, Waterford West,  Windaroo,  Wolffdene, Woodhill,  Woodridge and  Yarrabilba.

Scenic Rim: Beaudesert,  Canungra,  Tamborine Mountain,  Witheren,  Gleneagle and  Biddaddaba.


Gold Coast: Coomera,  Eagle Heights,  Gaven,  Gold Coast Hinterland,  Helensvale,  Hope Island,  Jacobs Well,  Kingsholme,  Labrador,  Lower Beechmont,  Maudsland,  Molendinar,  Nerang,  Norwell,  Ormeau,  Ormeau Hills,  Oxenford,  Pacific Pines,  Parkwood,  Pimpama,  Stapylton, Tamborine,  Tamborine Mountain,  Upper Coomera  and  Yatala.


Brisbane: Acacia Ridge,   Algester,   Annerley,   Archerfield,  Balmoral,  Belmont,  Burbank,  Bulimba,  Calamvale,  Camp Hill,  Canon Hill,  Carina, CarindaleChandler,  Coopers Plains,  Coorparoo,  DarraDoolandellaDrewvaleDurackDutton ParkEight Mile PlainsEllen GroveFairfield, Forest Lake,   Greenslopes,  Gumdale,  Hawthorne,  Heathwood,  Hemmant,  Holland ParkHolland Park WestInalaKarawathaKurabyLarapinta,  Lota,  Lytton,  Manly,  Manly West,  MacgregorMackenzieMansfieldMoorookaMorningside,  Mount Gravatt,   Mount Gravatt East, Murarrie,  Nathan,  Norman Park,  PallaraParkinson,  Port of Brisbane,  Ranson,  RichlandsRobertsonRochedaleRockleaRuncornSalisbury, Seven Hills,  Seventeen Mile RocksSinnamon Park,  StrettonSumnerSunnybank,   Sunnybank Hills,   TarragindiTennyson,  Tinglapa,  Upper Mount GravattWacol,  Wakerley,  Willawong,   Wishart,   Wynnum,  Wynnum West,  Yeerongpilly  and  Yeronga.

Ipswich: Augustine HeightsBarellan Point,   Basin PocketBellbird ParkBlacksoilBlackstoneBooval,   BrassallBrookwaterBundambaCamira,   Carole Park,   ChurchillChuwarCoalfallsCollingwood ParkDinmoreEast IpswichEastern Heights,   Ebbw ValeFlinders ViewGailesGoodnaIpswichKaraleeKarrabinLeichhardtMoores PocketMuirlea,   New ChumNewtownNorth BoovalNorth IpswichNorth TivoliOne MileRaceviewRedbankRedbank PlainsRiverviewSadliers CrossingSilkstoneSpringfieldSpringfield CentralSpringfield Lakes,   TivoliWest IpswichWoodendWulkuraka  and  Yamanto.

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Snake scales and Identification.

Features of scale arrangements and position is widely used by workers to distinguish one species from another. This could be scale 'x' is in contact with scale 'x', scale 'x' is divided, scale covers 'x' amount of the body and scale 'x' is adjacent to 'x' body part.


This is usually quite reliable allowing a certain degree of confidence to an identification. The case below we have three snakes - two are the same species while the third is different. The main point of difference used is the presence or absence of a loreal scale. This scale sits in front of the pre-ocular and first supraocular (these scales border the eye) and posterior (behind) the nasal scale (this scale contacts the nostril).


The two snakes on a natural background exhibit typical scalation features for their respective species while the animal on white completely lacks the loreal scale (it appears to be fused with suture, to the nasal). The key feature to split a Rough scaled snake Tropidechis carinatus- a dangerously venomous elapid from a harmless Keelback Tropidonophis mairri is the absence of a loreal scale.

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