This is a Checkered Keelback snake shot with Nikon 1 Mirrorless gears in Indore, India. Scientifically specified as “Xenochrophis piscator” and also known as Asiatic Water Snake, this breed of snake is very common in Asia. They thrive in freshwater lakes or rivers and feed mainly on water frogs and fish.
Checkered Keelback is variable in colors and somewhat in patterns also. Overall it can be identified by carefully checking blackish patched dorsal surface on brown, greenish or yellow ground color. The snake is non-venomous.
All photos are shot with a Nikon 1 v2 and Nikon 1 70-300 VR lens in Manual exposure and in continuous high speed mode. Please click on a photograph to view a larger size.
That is all for today. So long.