Tag: Coluber constrictor priapus

Coluber constrictor priapus, 22 July 2016

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer; Volusia county, Florida (22 July 2016). A Southern black racer reminding me how much more agile it is than I am. With their sharp visual acuity, lightning fast reflexes, reactive defensiveness, and rapid-fire speed-on-command, racers are a… Continue Reading “Coluber constrictor priapus, 22 July 2016”

Coluber constrictor priapus, 18 April 2020

Coluber constrictor priapus, the Southern black racer; Volusia county, Florida (18 April 2020). I’m always delighted when I get a clear racer profile. This species is so active, so reactive, so energetic, so, so, so spastic. Heh. To put it mildly. It takes a… Continue Reading “Coluber constrictor priapus, 18 April 2020”

Coluber constrictor priapus, 18 August 2006

Coluber contrictor priapus, the Southern black racer; Lake county, Florida (18 August 2006). Perhaps the GOAT so far as residential snakes in Florida are concerned. Southern black racers are adept at scratching out a living in the sprawling, winding neighborhoods of peninsular Florida. It’s… Continue Reading “Coluber constrictor priapus, 18 August 2006”