Wednesday, 20 July 2011

Lizards in the Garden

Not our garden, but the lovely gardens at the château de la Châtonnière.

This Common Wall Lizard Podarcis muralis or Lézard des murailles (below) posed on a garden seat for photos before jumping agilely into the yew hedge behind.
Simon's keen eyes spotted this sub-adult Western Green Lizard Lacerta bilineata or Lézard vert occidental (below) lurking at the back of a flower bed, blending in with all the greenery.


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