The Yellow-faced Whipsnake is a very slender snake up to 1 metre in length. They have a dark brown mark around their eye stretching down to the mouth and a dark stripe across the front of the snout. They are fast moving snakes.
The Yellow-face Whipsnake is found in throughout much of Australia in a range of drier habitats including heathland, dry sclerophyll forest, woodlands and quite arid areas.
The Yellow-faced Whipsnake is a fast active hunter, catching lizards it locates by sight.