Northern Water Snake (juvenile) – 8/6/12
Observer: Paul Lauenstein
Observation Date: 8/6/12
Observation Time: 1:10 p.m.
Observation Location: outflow pool below Gavins Pond Dam
Common Name: Northern Water Snake (juvenile)
Scientific Name: Nerodia sipedon
Comments: Young northern water snake males are more brightly marked than older ones, which tend to be all black.
More Information: Snakes of Massachusetts