Rattlesnake waits for Prey

I have always been fascinated by snakes and so I was delighted to see a Speckled (I think) Rattlesnake move across from one resting place to another when I visited Silverwood Wildlife Sanctuary in San Diego County in May. The snake slowly made it’s way to the base of a tree in the Wildlife Sanctuary – close to bird feeders that make birding and photography so easy there.  I took several photographs which I have posted here – the snake was really beautiful and the camouflage  remarkable.

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5 Responses to Rattlesnake waits for Prey

  1. Mike Powell says:

    Yikes. I sure hope you had a decent sized telephoto lens for these shots.

  2. pilipala51 says:

    Nice shots but snakes really freak me out.

  3. Jet Eliot says:

    Beautiful shots of the snake, and the snake has a handsome rattle.

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