Northern Water Snake

Wildlife at the Desert Natural Area

May 25, 2014

Northern water snakes at the Desert Natural Area in Marlborough, photographed by Karin Paquin.
Pink lady's slippers at the Desert Natural Area in Marlborough, photographed by Karin Paquin.
Pink lady's slippers in the recently burned area at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury, photographed by Karin Paquin.
Karin Paquin photographed a ball of northern water snakes and pink lady's slippers, some within the recently burned area, at the Desert Natural Area and SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest  in Marlborough and Sudbury. Karin also reports hearing eastern towhees, eastern wood-pewees and American robins there.

Nature at Memorial Forest and Hop Brook Marsh in Sudbury

May 20, 2014

An American bullfrog in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A northern water snake in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
A pair of wood ducks in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Pink lady's slippers in Sudbury, photographed by Lisa Eggleston.
Lisa Eggleston photographed an American bullfrog, a northern water snake, a pair of wood ducks and pink lady's slippers at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest and the Town of Sudbury's Hop Brook Marsh Conservation Area in Sudbury.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

June 1, 2013

An American toad at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A Baltimore oriole at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Canada geese at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
An eastern towhee at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A grasshopper at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A great blue heron at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A muskrat at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A northern water snake at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
A pink lady's slipper at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Sudbury, photographed by Craig Smith.
A tree swallow at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard, photographed by Craig Smith.
Craig Smith photographed the following species at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard and Sudbury: American toad, Baltimore oriole, Canada geese, eastern towhee, grasshopper, great blue heron, muskrat, northern water snake, pink lady's slipper, and tree swallow.

Wildlife at Great Meadows in Concord

May 20, 2013

Canada geese at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Canada geese at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An eastern tiger swallowtail at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A great blue heron at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A marsh wren nest at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Northern water snakes at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
An osprey at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A sora at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A warbling vireo in its nest at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Wood ducks at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A yellow warbler nest at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
A yellow warbler nest at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in Concord, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed the following at Great Meadows National Wildlife Refuge in in Concord: Canada geese, eastern tiger swallowtail, great blue heron, a marsh wren nest, northern water snakes, osprey, sora, a warbling vireo in its nest, wood ducks, and a yellow warbler in its nest.

Wildlife at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge

April 28, 2013

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife, including river otters, a ribbon snake, red-bellied woodpecker, beaver and northern water snake at Oxbow National Wildlife Refuge in Harvard.

Wildlife at Memorial Forest in Sudbury

April 27, 2013

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury, including northern water snakes, painted turtles, a red fox and others.

Northern Water Snakes in Natick

May 5, 2013

Northern water snakes at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Sanctuary in Natick, photographed by Joan Chasan.
Joan Chasan photographed these northern water snakes, likely a breeding pair, at Mass Audubon's Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary in Natick.

Wildlife at Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge

September 3, 2012

Chris Renna recorded this video of nature at the Assabet River National Wildlife Refuge in Maynard.  Included in the video are: whirligig beetles, a slightly musical conehead, northern water snake, cedar waxwings and a green heron.

Northern Water Snake in Stow

June 17, 2012

A northern water snake in Stow, photographed by Eva Picard.
Eva Picard photographed this northern water snake near the entrance of the Stow Town Forest.
 

Wildlife at SVT's Memorial Forest in Sudbury

June 6, 2012

Chris Renna recorded this video of wildlife at SVT's General Federation of Women's Clubs of Massachusetts Memorial Forest in Sudbury. The video features a red admiral butterfly, eastern towhee, least skippers, song sparrow, American toad tadpoles, damselflies, painted turtles, a great blue heron, and a northern water snake.

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