Category Archives: Skinks

Five-lined Skinks Mating

I spotted these two Five-lined Skinks mating near one of my storage buildings (Ouachita Mountains, Arkansas). I believe this is my first time photographing a mating pair of Skinks or Lizards. Notice that the male has a tick near the front leg. Gear Used: Camera: Canon EOS 7D Mark II Lens: Canon EF100-400 mm f/4.5-5.6L IS II USM Technical:… Read More »

Skink In Early Spring Here In Arkansas

I think this is a Five-lined Skink I came across here in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas. It could be an adult Five-lined Skink that has lost its three dorsal stripes, but I’m still guessing that it’s the Southern Coal Skink. If I’m wrong, please correct me by leaving a comment below. How I Got The Shot –… Read More »

Juvenile Five-lined Skink On Log

I spotted this juvenile Five-lined Skink on this log while I was doing a photo walk near my place in the Ouachita Mountains of Arkansas. The bright blue tail makes it easy to spot. After I took this photo the skink went into a crack in the log and disappeared from view. I posted a photo back on… Read More »

Juvenile Five-lined Skink

This juvenile Five-lined Skink is hanging around my cabin near the Ouachita National Forest here in Arkansas. These Skinks are common here in my area. I have tried to photograph this juvenile for several weeks. They are not like the Prairie Lizards or Green Anloes that I also have in the area. I can get close to these… Read More »