Field notes and photography by Bryan D. Hughes

Rain Comes to the Bradshaw Mountains

I was out herping with a friend in late June and had the pleasure to see the first summer rain sweep over the East end of the Bradshaw mountains. We only found one snake, but the view was well worth the trip.

Near Bumblebee, Arizona
Near Bumblebee, Arizona

This is a black-necked gartersnake, Thamnophis cyrtopsis, doing it’s best “I’m dead, don’t eat me because that’s gross” act.

Black-Necked Gartersnake
Black-Necked Gartersnake

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