Northern Brown Snake
Storeria dekayi dekayi (Squamata: Serpentes: Colubridae: Natricinae).
Burke VRE Trail, Fairfax County, VA 08 April 2013
Was found beneath debris along dirt road.
Several northern brown snakes were found under stones and brush in an urban city yard.
Hanging around a stump in my pollinator garden.
I came across this Norther Brown Snake at the Wolf Creek Environmental Center on a warm mid afternoon in late September. He stayed very still to allow a close up picture.
Sunning self on gravel trail around wetland.
A Northern Brown Snake at Trustom Pond NWR
1 small specimen, 1 fat gravid female. Under wood debris.
Basking on a fallen branch. 7PM. One day after a rain storm. Ground still damp. 80 degrees F.
First snake of 2012! This guy would not stay still for a photo so sorry about the picture quality.
Several small individuals (6-8 inches) were basking on a gravel/dirt path going through an open area (transition between forest and prairie).