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Soaking up the first warmth after a cold night, I was allowed close enough to get a good portrait.

Never noticed the facial detail that the crisp shadows reveal. Also like that subtle lines of green scales along the back.

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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
annebatten's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)

Many of these in my area. Bellies seem to flash more blue during territorial fights. Not so very blue otherwise.

Posted by annebatten about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Several young lizards appear in August.

Posted by annebatten about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Hi Loarie,

You are most welcome to add my observation to Global Reptile BioBlitz data.

Anne Batten

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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
jmaughn's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Posted by jmaughn about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Thanks Anne!

Posted by loarie about 5 years ago (Flag)
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
greenrosettas's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Posted by greenrosettas over 4 years ago (Flag)
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Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
annebatten's ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
Western Fence Lizard - Photo (c) Jack Wolf, some rights reserved (CC BY-ND)
Community ID: Western Fence Lizard (Sceloporus occidentalis)
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