Tag: Nerodia taxispilota

Nerodia taxispilota, 30 October 2016

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Levy county, Florida (30 October 2016). One of my favorite shots of one of my favorite species. This is a fairly large Brown watersnake, a native, non-venomous, and entirely non-aggressive species quite abundant throughout Florida’s varied freshwater systems. Brown… Continue Reading “Nerodia taxispilota, 30 October 2016”

Nerodia taxispilota, 06 June 2004

Nerodia taxispilota, the Brown watersnake; Lake county, Florida (06 June 2004). The Brown watersnake is the “most arboreal” non-venomous watersnake found in Florida; they often bask on limbs overhanging freshwater bodies of water. If you ever hear a story about a cottonmouth falling into… Continue Reading “Nerodia taxispilota, 06 June 2004”