The Small-eyed Snake, Cryptophis nigrescens, is uniform black or dark grey on the head, back and sides, with a silvery-white opalescent belly and very small eyes. A secretive, nocturnal species, the Small-eyed Snake preys predominantly on scincid lizards. Females produce up to 7 live young. Considered Dangerously Venomous with one reported death. This Adult was about 80cm long.
spotted this guy at Emerald Beach, NSW, Aust!
This photo was “Googled” up by Audubon Magazine (an environmental magazine, published in New York) from my “Bubble Site” and as a result was bought by the magazine and published in their field notes in the July\August 2010 edition. So a sale from an unexpected source. Just goes to show that there is a market for many different images. Tag your images briefly but accurately for the real intended market.
Canon EOS 7D
Shooting Mode Aperture-Priority AE
Shutter Speed 1/8
Aperture Value 7.1
Metering Mode Evaluative Metering
ISO Speed 100
Lens EF100mm f/2.8L Macro IS USM
Focal Length 100.0 mm