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  • 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

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

lfelliott

Date

April 12, 2014 04:56 PM CDT

Description

dead on road. could use some confirmation

Photos / Sounds

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What

northern water snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

yipinhan

Date

April 5, 2014

Description

It was seen near a lake. Couldn't tell how long it is exactly, but it's around 2 feet. Northern water snakes lives near any aquatic area, they eat small fish and amphibians. It's active during day and night.

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

muir

Date

April 5, 2014 04:40 PM EDT

Description

Two snakes 10 feet from each other -- looks like they were out of their winter dens, and waiting to warm up and change skins.

Photos / Sounds

Observer

nomadofthehills

Date

February 25, 2011

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

June 5, 2013 01:54 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

June 5, 2013 01:54 PM EDT

Photos / Sounds

No photos or sounds

Observer

ttadevosyan

Date

June 5, 2013 01:43 PM EDT

Description

Fad
Off road

Photos / Sounds

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What

Nerodia sipedon sipedon Nerodia sipedon

Observer

lfelliott

Date

March 21, 2014

Description

thermoregulating on top of Typha stalks

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Water Snake Nerodia sipedon ssp. sipedon

Observer

calopteryx

Date

September 1, 2012 11:48 AM EDT

Photos / Sounds

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What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

ecologyelise

Date

May 26, 2013 11:00 AM EDT

Description

Sunning on large rocks jutting out into creek.

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Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

rwp84

Date

May 13, 2011

Photos / Sounds

What

Northern Watersnake Nerodia sipedon

Observer

rwp84

Date

May 16, 2012
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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.