Typhlopidae (Blind or Worm Snakes): There are 8 species recorded in NSW however only 1 is common to the South Coast. These snakes are worm like in appearance with shiny bodies and rounded heads. Their eyes appear as dark spots on their heads and they have small mouths and overhanging snouts.
Ramphotyphlops nigrescens (Blind Snake): Pink to dark brown above, cream to pink underneath can grow to 75cm. but usually 35 - 40 cm. Wet/dry forests and open woodlands. Usually found in soil under rocks and logs, sometimes in groups. Believed to live on termites, ants, insect eggs and larvae and worms.