DOR on Hwy 46. Imaged only. GTS 1280.
I believe it is the rough green snake based on...
1. location in the shrub
2. relatively small size
3. we see a LOT of these rough green snakes at this park
Feeding on a cricket
Found dead on a dirt path at the Southmost Nature Preserve.
Brief description of what you observed
Pencil thin, bright green elegant snake. Fairly tame
Opheodrys is a genus of small to medium-sized colubrid snakes commonly referred to as green snakes. In North America the genus consists of two distinct species. As their common names imply, the Rough Green Snake has keeled dorsal scales, whereas the Smooth Green Snake has smooth dorsal scales.