Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis Punctatus Amabilis by Edgar Ortega

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Edgar Ortega

 

Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis Punctatus Amabilis by Edgar Ortega

Photo courtesy of
Edgar Ortega

Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis Punctatus Amabilis by Mike Spencer

Photo courtesy of
Mike Spencer

 

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Native Species - Pacific Ring-necked Snake - Diadophis Punctatus Amabilis

The Ring-necked Snake is a small, thin snake. It is colored gray, blue-gray, blackish, or dark olive above, with a yellow to orange belly speckled with black markings. There is a narrow band of orange around the neck. Ring-necked Snakes prey on small amphibians, slugs, worms and insects.

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