Snakes of Calvert County


  • Northern Watersnake 
  • Queen Snake*
  • Eastern Smooth Earthsnake*
  • Northern Brownsnake
  • Northern Red-bellied Snake
  • Eastern Gartersnake
  • Common Ribbonsnake*
  • Ring-necked Snake
  • Eastern Wormsnake
  • Northern Rough Greensnake
  • Eastern Hog-nosed Snake
  • Northern Black Racer
  • Red Cornsnake*
  • Eastern Ratsnake (formerly Black Snake or Black Ratsnake)
  • Mole Kingsnake*
  • Eastern Kingsnake
  • Coastal Plain Milksnake*
  • Northern Scarletsnake*
  • Copperhead
Not recorded for Calvert County but potentially present:
  • Red-bellied Watersnake*
  • Eastern Milksnake*
 
*The Maryland Herp Atlas requires photographic or recorded (frogs) verification of these species

Northern Watersnake. Photo by Michelle Daubon

Snakes of Maryland (5.4 MB pdf) (from Maryland Department of Natural Resources)


 
 
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