Southern Copperhead found under a piece of tin on a humid, overcast day.
First sighting of the year!
In wooded buffer on south side of Boyd Branch.
Agkistrodon contortrix is a species of venomous snake endemic to North America, a member of the Crotalinae (pit viper) subfamily. The common name for the species is the copperhead. The behavior of Agkistrodon contortrix may lead to accidental encounters with humans. Five subspecies are currently recognized, including the nominate subspecies described here.