Reptile Forums UK - A series of nice photos includes some great close ups of a good looking black tailed racer.
Black Racer Before a Storm
The Reptile Report - From David Privetts: “I had just left work yesterday as a very nasty and heavy storm was rolling into this small town here in North Carolina. As I passed by a gravel drive in front of an old primitive church, I saw a Northern Black Racer (Coluber constrictor constrictor) passing through. Assuming it was headed for the forest to seek shelter from the storm. I pulled over and grabbed my camera and the results were [this] image.”