Hwy 16 south of Tilden
Four foot bullsnake, moving past underground bird photography blind. I was unable to get out of the blind in time to shoot a full body shot, unfortunately, so here is a composite.
Bull snake moving across alluvial terrace along Rio Grande into adjacent cottonwood forest
+6.5ft animal not recorded in Willacy County.
The bullsnake (Pituophis catenifer sayi) is a large nonvenomous colubrid snake endemic to the central United States, northern Mexico, and southwestern Canada. It is currently considered a subspecies of the gopher snake (Pituophis catenifer).