Southern Banded Watersnake (Nerodia fasciata fasciata)

An especially pretty fasciata, Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - May 2003

Captured in a minnow trap in a temporary wetland

Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - May 2003
Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - May 2003

Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007

gravid female - captured by hand in a brackish pool

Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007
Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007
Kiawah Island, Charleston Co., SC - May 2007
Eating a mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum)
Eating a mole salamander (Ambystoma talpoideum)
Eating a fish (Lepomis sp.)

Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - July 2004

venter

Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - April 2004

Large Female in situ - found abroad during the day in cypress swamp

Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - April 2004

Savannah River Site, Aiken Co., SC - July 2007

This is a watersnake I originally captured and marked at Ellenton Bay in 2005. After Ellenton Bay dried in fall 2006, this snake was captured by Tom Luhring (SREL) at dry day, the nearest fishless wetland still holding water, over 2 miles away.

Aiken Co., SC - June 2002

Juvenile, Captured while roadcruising at night on a dirt road through a floodplain forest


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