Yellow-faced Whipsnake

Demansia psammophis

The Yellow-faced Whip snake is active during the day; it is a slender snake and grows to a maximum of 1 meter in length. It is common throughout most of Australia in a wide range of habitats including open forests, farmland and suburban gardens.

The Yellow-faced Whip Snake feeds mainly on small diurnal lizards, as well as frogs and lizard eggs. They have good eyesight, and can chase and capture lizards on the run.

The female Yellow-faced Whip snake will lay about 9 eggs between February and March and once hatched the little snakes are about 17 cm long.

The Yellow-faced Whip Snake is a venomous snake, but is not considered dangerous. However, a bite could be extremely painful, with much local swelling.

If bitten, apply first aid procedure for any snakebite and seek  medical attention.

 Reference Australian museum