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Recent observations

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

conormcmahon

Date

April 17, 2016 10:47 AM CDT

Description

Independence Creek
70F, 55% Humidity

Found on a small, bare shrub within a relatively open, scrubby area, 100ft from a cliff face into the valley below. Relatively slow-moving, and didn't have anywhere to climb further upwards, so relatively easily captured by hand. Bright blue under, and had clearly regrown a lost tail.

Photos / Sounds

What

Long-tailed Brush Lizard Urosaurus graciosus

Observer

crtracy

Date

May 1, 2016 03:25 PM PDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Description

This one had a broken/regenerated tail, so it was shorter than expected for this species.

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

salamandersquad

Date

April 30, 2016

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Date

April 30, 2016 11:39 AM CDT

Description

Found sunning on a rock face at Enchanted Rock.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

santillanaale

Date

April 30, 2016 11:28 AM CDT

Description

Sunning in the open on warm granite boulder.
24ºC, 60% Humidity, 30% Cloud cover, 70% Tree Cover

USA, TX, Gillespie Co.:
Enchanted Rock SNA
30-iv-2016

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

kellyhattori

Date

April 30, 2016 11:23 AM CDT

Description

Found sitting on top of a large granite boulder near lots of cracks to hide in. Other individuals present in the area within 5'.

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

kellyhattori

Date

April 22, 2016 04:38 PM CDT

Description

~6cm SVL

Found camouflaged and splayed out on a boulder in the shade out of the wind. Remained still until I was within 6" of it, and then skittered away very quickly to another boulder a few feet away. Was not inclined to go far if disturbed.

Multiple individuals sighted in this area, though I was only able to photograph this one. Most were close to cacti or bushes that they used as refuge, but were observed sitting on boulders prior to fleeing.

Photos / Sounds

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What

Tree and Bush Lizards Genus Urosaurus

Observer

cairn

Date

April 27, 2016 12:47 PM EDT

Place

(Somewhere...)

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

toby

Date

April 26, 2016 05:22 PM CDT

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

frank1974

Date

April 3, 2016

Photos / Sounds

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What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

robvanepps

Date

June 25, 2012

Photos / Sounds

What

Ornate Tree Lizard Urosaurus ornatus

Observer

eyswanson

Date

April 23, 2016 12:53 PM CDT
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Description from Wikipedia

The genus Urosaurus (the tree and brush lizards) belongs to the New World iguanian family Phrynosomatidae. They can be distinguished from members of the genus Sceloporus by the presence of a gular (under neck) fold and granular lateral scales. They can be distinguished from members of the genus Uta by the presence of enlarged (sometimes only slightly) dorsal scales. It has been used as a model system in lizard life-history studies, and populations produce two or...

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