Copperhead (Agkistrodon contortrix) - HM 346139
Observer:
Akers, Zeb
Observed:
2021-06-29 06:36:00
Last Modified:
2021-06-29 08:46:08
Country:
United States of America
State:
Alabama
County:
Shelby
Age:
Juvenile
Deceased:
no
Notes:
23” long juvenile Agkistrodon contortrix (Copperhead). Found under downhill edge of large rock sitting on steep wooded hillside above river, just in front of crack leading into/under rock (photo 2). Captured for measurement & photos, released on top of rock it was found under. 72deg F, cloudy, 93% hum, 30.2” Hg and rising, drizzling rain had just started 10min prior, no rain in >24hrs prior to drizzle. Forecast for stormy day, cooler than day prior. 75% waning gibbous over night prior.
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