Podarcis siculus

Posted by Johan Dierckx (Wijnegem, Belgium) on 27 April 2012 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

Podarcis siculus (NL: Ruïnehagedis / EN: Italian wall lizard, Ruin lizard, ─░stanbul lizard / DE: Ruineneidechse / FR: Lézard des ruines) is a species of lizard in the Lacertidae family and it is the most abundant lizard species in southern Italy. Its natural habitats are Mediterranean-type shrubby vegetation, rocky areas, rocky shores, sandy shores, rural gardens, pastureland, plantations and urban areas.

Image: Siracusa (IT-SI) - 03/04/2012

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L'Angevine from Angers, France

j'apprécie sa couleur verte

27 Apr 2012 5:23am

Aubélia from Kortrijk, Belgium

Wat een prachtige foto, Johan ! Goed gedaan !

27 Apr 2012 9:13am

jay from MUMBAI, India

WOW .... Beauty !!

27 Apr 2012 1:47pm

Tinx from Kuressaare, Estonia

Well done!

27 Apr 2012 4:35pm

omid from mashhad, Iran

wooooooooooooow!
very nice & wonderful!!!!
so beautiful colors!!!

27 Apr 2012 7:46pm

Carol from Leamington ON, Canada

A very nice photo, the bokeh and the sand/stone make a perfect setting. Lovely contrast along with the color and details. He is s fine looking lizard. I enjoyed.

27 Apr 2012 7:48pm

Marilla from Turku, Finland

Fantastic shot!

28 Apr 2012 4:16pm

Canon EOS 400D
1/320 second
F/5.0
ISO 200
150 mm

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