Category: Snakes

Spring Break 2018: Another Brown Watersnake!

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. The continuing and celebratory parade of Spring Break 2018 takes another step forward with… yet another Nerodia watersnake! Featured here is another Brown watersnake, Nerodia taxispilota, photographed in Monroe…

Spring Break 2018: The Florida Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon conanti, the Florida cottonmouth aka Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Lest we forget this big strap of snake in our massive and sprawling Spring Break 2018 series. This is a defensively-postured Florida cottonmouth, Agkistrodon conanti (aka…

Spring Break 2018: Another Florida Green Watersnake!

Nerodia floridana, the Florida green watersnake; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. This is our third Florida green watersnake (Nerodia floridana) post for the Spring Break 2018 series. Some may say Too much is not enough, and I generally agree with…

Spring Break 2018: A Dark and Wet Florida Banded Watersnake

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Here’s a set of in situ shots of a Florida banded watersnake, Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, scouting the swampy shallows of Collier county, Florida. This non-venomous species is…

Spring Break 2018: A Banded Watersnake

Nerodia fasciata pictiventris, the Florida banded watersnake; Collier county, Florida (15 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Prior to our jaunt south for Spring Break 2018, it had actually been a while since I’d come across a Florida banded watersnake (Nerodia fasciata pictiventris), which…

Spring Break 2018: A Young Cottonmouth

Agkistrodon conanti, the Florida cottonmouth; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018); (aka Agkistrodon piscivorus conanti). Series: Spring Break 2018. The Florida cottonmouth, Agkistrodon conanti, a venomous species, isn’t exactly rare. They’re fairly abundant in various pockets and habitats throughout peninsular Florida. Still, I’m not sure…

Spring Break 2018: A Big, Lazy Brown Watersnake

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Uncropped image below. Below is a simple iPhone reference shot that ended up being fairly fantastic in its way, this is a biggish Brown watersnake (Nerodia taxispilota) basking on…