Category: Monroe county

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: 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…

Spring Break 2018: The Black-crowned Night Heron

Nycticorax nycticorax, the Black-crowned night heron; Monroe county, Florida (16 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Ranging throughout much of North and Central America, the Black-crowned night heron, Nycticorax nycticorax, is a relatively small heron species. Though quite common, they’re not as easily or…

Spring Break 2018: White Ibises Biding the Plenty of Time

Eudocimus albus, the American white ibis; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. The American white ibis, Eudocimus albus, is a fairly abundant and comically awesome species ranging throughout much of the coastal American southeast. Throughout the Florida peninsula, they’re pretty…

Spring Break 2018: One Big Brown Watersnake

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Monroe county, Florida (14 March 2018). Series: Spring Break 2018. Heaven knows I can’t get enough of Nerodia watersnakes, and Spring Break 2018 certainly provided a plethora of these misunderstood and non-venomous snakes. Of all the Nerodia watersnakes we…