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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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Observer

tortuga_rapido

Date

March 30, 2015

Place

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What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

cwwood

Date

June 15, 2006 02:42 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

June 13, 2009 04:53 PM CDT

Description

DOR large juvenile male on Valley Farm Road. Regurgitated amphibian remains (adult green frog). Imaged only. GTS 721.

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What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

steveu

Date

May 16, 2014 12:45 PM HST

Description

I saw several water snakes on a log at the edge of a pond.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 24, 2009 02:01 AM CDT

Description

DOR. Imaged only. GTS 858.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 24, 2009 02:42 AM CDT

Description

DOR. Imaged only. GTS 859.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 24, 2009 02:54 PM CDT

Description

Dicephalic neonate found in a residential yard. GTS 861. VW ABC 015.

See: Van Wallach, Gerard T. Salmon (2013) Axial Bifurcation and Duplication in Snakes. Part V. A Review of Nerodia sipedon Cases with a New Record from New York State, 102-106. In Bulletin of the Chicago Herpetological Society 48 (8).

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

July 18, 2009 06:35 PM CDT

Description

Adult t Chestnut Ridge Rod and Gun Club nr. dock on lake. Imaged only. GTS 805.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

May 28, 2004 03:11 PM CDT

Description

Large juvenile male (patternless specimen) found DOR on CR 3. GTS 277. CM 155262.

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Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

gtsalmon

Date

September 14, 2012 03:10 PM CDT

Description

AOR found by J. Proper. Imaged only. GTS 1367.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

ballardluann

Date

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM ADT

Description

The snake was insistent on taking my fish, Tried to scare away but was not afraid of me.

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

ballardluann

Date

May 1, 2013 12:00 AM ADT

Description

The snake was insistent on taking my fish, Tried to scare away but was not afraid of me.

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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.