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    • ring-necked snakes
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    • Diadophis
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Recent observations

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What

ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

October 15, 2011 12:55 PM PDT

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

April 20, 2013 03:01 PM PDT

Description

Found on a fire road .

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ring-necked snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

kevinhintsa

Date

June 28, 2010 06:47 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

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What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

richardwasson

Date

March 27, 2014

Description

There were 5 Ringneck snakes in a ball. They were just below the grandmother tree on the way to the redwood circle under a log. They varied in size.

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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jcbs1962

Date

September 15, 2014 03:08 PM EDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ashleytubbs

Date

September 23, 2013 09:18 AM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

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ashleytubbs

Date

May 15, 2012 12:26 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

ashleytubbs

Date

March 17, 2012 03:48 PM CDT

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Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Date

November 7, 2014 12:31 PM CST

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Observer

herpguy

Date

August 11, 2005

Description

This snake was observed crossing the road during the day 6 miles northeast of Scotts Mills, Oregon.

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What

Ring-necked Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

benthebiologist

Date

October 26, 2014 04:15 PM CDT

Description

A Ring-necked Snake.

These little snakes have a very colorful ventral patterning, meant to deter predators (or photographers).

Photos / Sounds

What

Ringneck Snake Diadophis punctatus

Observer

danielgeorge

Date

November 9, 2014 03:18 PM PST

Description

Found on trail by gate at bridge between parking area and first settling pond at Las Gallinas sewage treatment facility. Had apparently been stepped on earlier today.

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Description from Wikipedia

The ring-necked snake or ringneck snake, Diadophis punctatus, is a species of colubrid snake found throughout much of the United States, central Mexico, and southeastern Canada. Ring-necked snakes are secretive, nocturnal snakes, so are rarely seen during the day time. They are slightly venomous, but their nonaggressive nature and small, rear-facing fangs pose little threat to humans who wish to handle them. They are best known for their unique defense posture of curling up their tails,...

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