These slithery serpents were sunning in the swamp, and I happened to have
my camera handy. They're both banded water snakes. (The top two photos
are one snake, the second two another.) Thank you very much Jerry
for confirming my ID on these two; I wasn't sure.
I must admit, I was trying to get the snakes sniffing tongue in the
photo, but it was so fast! When I looked at this picture of it
slithering over the Pickerel Weed flower at full size, I was delighted: