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Northern water snake

Nerodia sipedon sipedon


This snake was a couple of feet long. It had brown bands.


It was swimming in a pond.


I am not familiar with Virginia snakes so any ID would be appreciated.

No species ID suggestions


Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe a year ago

Thanks for helping ID it. I am going with northern water snake.

Graham Monroe
Graham Monroe a year ago

Ok thanks for the info. I will try to ID it.

ForestDragon a year ago

I think that you may be looking at a Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon sipedon). http://www.virginiaherpetologicalsociety...

Jellis a year ago

Not positive but it looks like a Corn snake

Williamsburg, Virginia, USA

Lat: 37.27, Long: -76.71

Spotted on Jun 10, 2017
Submitted on Jun 11, 2017


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