Found this lizard sunning on this fallen tree branch during the hour the sun peaked out on a cloud day.
Another Texas Spiny lizard about the same size as this one was less than 1 meter away on a branch higher up.
Running up a love Oak late in the afternoon
The Texas spiny lizard (Sceloporus olivaceus) is a species of phrynosomatid lizard native to the south central United States, in the states of Texas and Oklahoma, and northeastern Mexico in the states of Coahuila, Nuevo León, Tamaulipas, and San Luis Potosí. They are quite common throughout their range, where they can be found in trees or on fences.