Common Garter Snake - Thamnophis sirtalis
The most frequently seen snake around Montreal. About half to a meter long and not poisonous.
- Common Garter Snake (en)
- Serpiente de jarretera, Culebra rayada (es)
- Couleuvre rayée (fr)
- Gewöhnliche Strumpfbandnatter (de)
How to Identify
Greenish with yellow stripes. As there are not many different snakes in Canada, not difficult to identify.
Where & When to Spot
I saw this species twice on my explorative walks through the parks in Montreal and both times in Park Angrignon, spring, in the forest area.