Photo of Queensnake Detail courtesy of Martin Hurd
Found in or near clear water, bogs and other freshwater shallow wetlands, small spring-fed streams, ponds or lakes. There will be crayfish.
These snakes are uncommon. Look for crayfish chimneys around seeps and shallow wetlands. This is the primary food of queen snakes. Non-venomous.
Photo of Habitat for Queensnake courtesy of Jay Kilian
Most commonly found in the Piedmont and western Maryland, with a few historical sightings reported from the northern Coastal Plain.
580 Taylor Ave., Annapolis MD 21401
Call toll-free in *Maryland* at 1-877-620-8DNR (8367)
Out of State: 410-260-8DNR (8367)