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  • French
    • couleuvre d'eau
  • Scientific Names
    • Nerodia sipedon
    • Coluber sipedon
    • Natrix sipedon
    • Tropidonotus sepedon
    • Tropidonotus sipedon
  • German
    • Siegel-Ringelnatter, Siegelringnatter
    • Siegel-Ringelnatter
    • Siegelringnatter
  • English
    • Northern Watersnake

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Recent observations

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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dpom

Date

August 27, 2015 08:17 AM PDT

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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batgirl

Date

August 1, 2015

Description

This beauty was hanging out in the "Reflection Pond" along the boardwalk at Dahlem.

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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trc_alison

Date

September 17, 2011

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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liapun312

Date

May 6, 2015 05:05 PM CDT

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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naturerachelle

Date

August 19, 2015

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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aidangowland

Date

August 15, 2015 03:10 PM EDT

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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jonathan_kolby

Date

May 24, 2015

Description

Subadult animal perched several feet above the ground in a tree

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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gaudettelaura

Date

August 14, 2015

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

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swampy

Date

August 13, 2015

Description

Hunting/ had a spider on its nose!

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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bluets15

Date

August 13, 2015 10:53 AM EDT

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

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dpalmeri

Date

August 27, 2013

Description

Observed dead on paved road adjacent to a stream at 10:30.

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No photos or sounds

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Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

dpalmeri

Date

May 21, 2014

Description

Observed alive on paved road adjacent to brow ditch at 11:30. Fled to ditch before I could photograph.

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Description from Wikipedia

The northern water snake (Nerodia sipedon) is a species of large, nonvenomous, common snake in the Colubridae family that is native to North America.

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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.