Hot roads. Temperature today 90 degrees.
DOR adult male (TL = ~ 50") on TR-Mills Cross Road: 0.2 miles W of TR-Kipp Road. With Bill Truitt. GTS 402. NYSM 5621.
Imaged during preparation as a preserved specimen. Tissue samples available w specimen at NYSM.
Black Racer on the bike trail
Probably had recently eaten wren eggs from nest under the canoe beside the garage.
Ignore rubber snake on bin.
This was a large (over 12") snake in my garden today.
Coluber constrictor is a species of nonvenomous, colubrid snake, endemic to North America and Central America. Eleven subspecies, including the nominotypical subspecies, are recognized, which as a group are commonly referred to as the eastern racers.