Vine Snake (Oxybelis brevirostris) found in the Choco THREATENED HABITAT in NW Ecuador. They vary is colour from brown to greenish-yellow. A thin long snake with elongated pointed head is arboreal and found near streams or creeks. They camouflage well in vegetation and remain very still immitating twigs or branches. They are sit and wait predators and remain very still until prey comes within striking distance. They eat lizards and sometimes very large specimens will feed on small birds.
ECUADOR, South America