on east shoulder, noticed on the way north, missed it on the way south 30 min earlier; fairly fresh, ants active
on east shoulder, fairly fresh but abdomen ripped open, wing saved as specimen; adult based on skull ossification and worn plumage; since 28 Jul
Adult black phase found dead adjacent to roadway in Dutchess County, New York by Steve Platt. He was alerted to carcass by a turkey vulture. Likely killed by vehicle 2+ days previously. 395' elevation. 1050 m TL (exclusive of rattle). Rattle had 9 segments/~40 mm. Images used to report w his permission.
Roadkill along Hwy 243. The snake was too damaged to be salvaged as a museum specimen.
at east edge of road, probably would not be visible riding south because of dropoff onto shoulder; fresh not slipping saved for specimen
DOR in barrier island coastal prairie habitat