I started seeing Lizards about the third week of February here in the Ouachitas of Arkansas. Photographing Lizards in February are different for me since this is usually a very cold month. It has been very warm and I have seen flowers and trees blooming with lots of insects showing up including Butterflies. Having record breaking warm weather… Read More »
The Northern Green Anole is another visitor to my cabin here in the Ouachita National Forest. This species is an inhabitant of the southern half of Arkansas. I have also seen it when it was a brown color. It has the ability to change color from several brown hues to bright green (though it is not a chameleon).… Read More »
Just a few lizards I have been seeing this summer. Some lizards have an affinity for humans, but many are suspicious or skittish around humans. Lizards that bite humans are very rare. Lizards are predominantly insectivorous, but some eat fruit, or vegetables.
No trip to Texas is complete until you see one of these lizards. (Fort Worth Nature Center) I have been posting photos the past few days of my recent trip to Texas: Great Egret In Flight Yellow-crowned Night Heron Prothonotary Warbler
Sight is quite important for most lizards, both for locating prey and for communication, and as such, many lizards have highly acute color vision. Update: Juan A. Pons let me know that these lizards are called Fence Lizards. Here is a awesome photo that he took of one: Fence Lizard