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06.04.2013 - Common Wall Lizard [April edition]

Observed: 6th April 2013 By: ranon.2011ranon.2011’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptilesranon.2011’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptilesranon.2011’s reputation in Amphibians and Reptiles
06.04.2013 - Common Wall Lizard (2)
06.04.2013 - Common Wall Lizard (1)
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Masked Marvel's picture

It's a sand lizard, so can't

It's a sand lizard, so can't count in your challenge. But this is much more exciting! Sand lizards are few and far between along here these days. Possibly due to competition from wall lizards.

Masked Marvel's picture

Mark, This looks to be

Mark,
This looks to be further west than the most well known wall lizard zig-zag. Sand lizards have been recorded here recently bit numbers have droppef drastically in recent years.

ranon.2011's picture

Oops, sorry about the wrong

Oops, sorry about the wrong ID. I photographed a Sand Lizard a little further east of this spot a couple of years ago. A few folks walking up or down the zig-zag gave me a few strange looks, as I was intently looking and photographing close-ups of what they thought was just ivy.

pirayaguara's picture

I an excellent spot - it is

I an excellent spot - it is quite a surprising place as there is no bare ground although there is some marginally suitable habitat on the other side of the path - I have a sneaky feeling some commando conservation is going to occur in this area by that unknown person who rips up exotics etc to propect species the land owner neglects ;-)

Have you sent the record to the County recorder?