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Western Fence Lizard Sceloporus Occidentalis. Male. This guy was strutting around the backyard with his full colors on display for any females that may be in the yard. Yeah, he's got the dragon swagger and the eye shadow to match. Blue Belly,Geotagged,Sceloporus Occidentalis,Sceloporus occidentalis,Spring,United States,Western Fence Lizard,Western fence lizard (blue-belly),colorful,garden,male,pest control,predator Click/tap to enlarge Promoted

Western Fence Lizard

Sceloporus Occidentalis. Male. This guy was strutting around the backyard with his full colors on display for any females that may be in the yard. Yeah, he's got the dragon swagger and the eye shadow to match.

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  1. Beautiful closeup, Thom! Posted 4 years ago

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The western fence lizard is a common lizard of Arizona, California, Idaho, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Northern Mexico, and the surrounding area. As the ventral abdomen of an adult is characteristically blue, it is also known as the blue-belly.

It is a member of the genus ''Sceloporus'' .

Similar species: Scaled Reptiles
Species identified by Joe Spandrusyszyn
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2015. Captured Apr 19, 2015 10:02 in 46009 Via La Colorada, Temecula, CA 92592, USA.
  • NIKON D610
  • f/10.0
  • 1/1600s
  • ISO800
  • 300mm