These guys were flitting about the reeds in some canals in the Ararat Valley near Echmiadzin, Armenia.
My friend alerted about this gecko
Eremias strauchi, male
Dal, 1948, Darevsky, 1957
Haji Eilas in Darevsky, 1957
Kessler at al., 1878
Presence of an adult snake determined using an artifact - a residual of the epidermis.
This is the lowest point ih the Hrazdan canion, where I have ever seen Dareskia raddei nairensis. Below this point the rocks, which are the main habitat to this lizard, become very fragmented and mostly unshaded and dry, which seems to be unsuitable for this lizard.