With the snake inventory fieldwork all wrapped up, all Ben has to do is remove his drift fences before moving on to some new research projects. In this month’s episode of Fieldnotes, he revisits a few more highlights from the project, including a few of the most memorable snakes.
Ben’s beginning to wrap up the snake inventory project and remove survey equipment from the property. In this month’s episode of Fieldnotes, he checks some cover boards and tin one last time as he gathers them up, and then revisits some highlights from the project.
Ben has been working on a snake inventory project in southwest Georgia for the last 2 years, and one of his main survey methods has been running drift fences with funnel traps. In this month’s episode of Fieldnotes, Ben checks some of those traps and highlights a colorful yet secretive snake species with a very specialized diet.