Found in Byron, Ca
Seen at Whitesbog on sandy road by information post #8 on main auto loop. Medium humidity.
Lifer eastern Kingsnake.
I found two in about 2 minutes - a large female under black plastic and this juvenile under a piece of carpet. - https://www.herpmapper.org/voucher/6015/full.jpg
Lampropeltis getula (Common names include eastern kingsnake,common kingsnake,chain kingsnake, (more)) is a harmless colubrid species found in the United States and Mexico. It has long been a favorite among collectors. Eight subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.