Garter snake found in the area of Vallejo. According to California Herps this is considered an Intergrade of the following subspecies. They believe that it grabbed the Vole due to the recent drought.
a T. a. hydrophilus x T. a. atratus x T. a. zaxanthus
Western Painted Turtle - Montlake Fill
This is a photo I took by what I call, diginocing, which is a poor mans Digiscoping, strictly handheld, and quite amateur, but not needing much equipment.
Seen around 4:30 pm crawling on a cement wall next to some shrubs.
A grayish-brown color with white-ish specks.
Has ridges along it's back.
Quick on it's feet.