On being green

On being green

Observation - On being green - UK and Ireland. Description: This is the greenest Common Lizard I have ever seen! We watched it for a while as it basked, wonder

This is the greenest Common Lizard I have ever seen! We watched it for a while as it basked, wondering how easily a predator could spot it against the winter-toned vegetation.
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I have found several quite green ones on iSpot:
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/798704/lizard#new
https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/786163/viviparous-lizard-common-lizard-zootoca-vivipara from Flanders Mosss
and this very green one, https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/783878/common-lizard which is rather excellent all round,
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My guide book tells me Common Lizards come in a range of colours! Although very green, it's very different from sand lizard green coloration such as shown in (the again excellent) https://www.ispotnature.org/communities/uk-and-ireland/view/observation/764924/sand-lizard