Black Racer – 5/7/18

Observer: Paul Lauenstein

Observation Date: 5/7/18

Observation Time: 8:15 a.m.

Observation Location: Moose Hill Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary

Common Name: Black racer

Scientific Name: Coluber constrictor

Comments: This black racer was sunning itself in the cool of the morning, and continuously monitoring its surroundings by “tasting” the air with its forked tongue.

More Information: Snakes of Massachusetts