Thamnophis sp.
Thamnophis sp.
Thamnophis sp.
Thamnophis sp.
Thamnophis sp.
Raven with Garter Snake Prey

Garter Snakes Thamnophis sp.

Four garter snakes occur in the Pacific Northwest, and it’s not always easy to distinguish the species, especially from photos.

The eye cover in a garter snake is do smooth that it makes a good mirror. Here’s a close up of an eye showing the reflection of a parking barrier.

In image 6, a raven flies off with a garter snake it just caught in our front yard.