Goanna

The birds at the Botanic Gardens started getting agitated and complaining loudly. We strolled over to have a look at the cause of the consternation.

It was a small goanna (Varanus varius). From the size, I think it’s a female. She’s only small – about a meter overall. Her idea of a refreshing breakfast would be half a dozen eggs, or – even better – nestlings. The ibises formed a group of over 10 birds and were tracking her carefully. The noisy miners were going bonkers.

We followed her as she snoopled through the gardens around the lake.

Goanna
The Whole Lizard
Goanna Profile
Goanna Profile
Goanna in Shrubbery
Goanna in Shrubbery
Goanna Portrait
Goanna Portrait
Noisy Miner Objects to Goanna
Noisy Miner Objects to Goanna
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