Its rear end looks odd, like it has half another body under it...
Is that its frass below it?
Saw at least 3 in this pond.
Saw a bunch of these along this stretch of the trail, like I do every spring. So great.
Common sharp tailed snake
Attempt to save the trees by county
I got lucky as this is one those butterflies that rarely lands on a warm day (one photo catches one in flight).