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    • Pseustes poecilonotus
    • Phrynonax poecilonotus
    • Pseustes shropshirei
    • Psuestes poecilonotus
    • Spilotes poecilonotus
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    • Puffing Snake
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    • Culebra Resoplona Norteña

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Photos / Sounds

What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

michiko

Date

February 2, 2012 09:32 PM EST

Description

Juvenile. Spotted in tree by D. Smith, first time finding this species! I know it as the neotropical bird snake.

Photos / Sounds

What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

johnkarges

Date

June 23, 2015 08:12 AM CDT

Description

Adult in rock crevice at Dunston Cave
N10.7153333 W-61.2991667
Variably listed as Phrynonax poecilonotus, Pseustes poecilinotus, and Phrynonax polylepis as synonyms in several sources.
Also as Phrynonax poecilonotus polylepis (http://trinidad-tobagoherps.org/)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

snapdragyn

Date

November 26, 2008

Description

Immature

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

cotingidae

Date

August 10, 2010 11:06 AM MDT

Description

At rest on a tree branch at eye level

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

hemispingus

Date

April 27, 2010 04:32 PM MDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

hemispingus

Date

April 9, 2010 09:58 AM MDT

Description

This juvenile was captured locally but held briefly in captivity

Photos / Sounds

What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

yaoshawn

Date

January 12, 2016 04:36 PM EST

Photos / Sounds

What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

ecastro

Date

June 6, 2016 12:40 PM +06

Place

Unnamed Rd (Google, OSM)

Description

Pajarera cruzando por la terraza del comedor y defecando en el jardín

Photos / Sounds

What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

adolfoartavia

Date

April 12, 2016 05:30 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

andyjones

Date

March 4, 2014 10:55 AM EST

Description

Please acknowledge any use of this photo: Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Photo taken at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, March 2014.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

andyjones

Date

March 4, 2014 11:33 AM EST

Description

Please acknowledge any use of this photo: Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Photo taken at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, March 2014.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Puffing Snake Pseustes poecilonotus

Observer

andyjones

Date

March 4, 2014 01:21 PM EST

Description

Please acknowledge any use of this photo: Andy Jones, Cleveland Museum of Natural History. Photo taken at La Selva Biological Station, Costa Rica, March 2014.

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Description from Wikipedia

The Dos Cocorite (Pseustes poecilonotus) is a snake which is found in Amazonian South America, the Guianas, Venezuela and Trinidad and Tobago. It feeds on frogs, lizards, birds, and small mammals.

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Conservation Summary

    Source: IUCN 2010. IUCN Red List of Threatened Species. Version 2010.4. http://www.iucnredlist.org/technical-documents/spatial-data. Downloaded March 2011.
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