DeKay's Brownsnake (Storeria dekayi)
A short brown to gray snake with a fine line along the center bordered by black spots, native to Quebec, feeding on worms, snails and slugs.
How to Identify
Smaller than other snakes like Common Garter snake, brown-grey with black spots.
Where and When to Spot
I spotted this species only once at the left entrance to Park Pointe aux Prairies in spring. DeKay's brownsnake is on IUCN Red List of Threatened Species.