mangrove snake


Mangrove snake 001

One of the main attraction of Bintan Resorts‘ award winning mangrove tour is the numerous mangrove snakes (Boiga dendrophila) inside. I have encountered them many times during my surveys, but this is the first time I saw a big (around 3m length) one fully alert during late morning. They are nocturnal animals, and during this time of the day they are usually coiled while enjoying the mangrove breeze. Something might have disrupted this one from its nap. It didn’t seem to be bothered with my presence, though. So I took my time and got a few frames to complete my collection.

Mangrove snake 002

Mangrove snake 003

Advertisements

One thought on “mangrove snake

  1. Pingback: spiky fruits of the mangrove | Ranan Samanya's Photography

Love to hear your thoughts, please share here....

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: