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Lawts
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Posted: 14 Aug 2010

Just back from holiday in Cornwall - small greenish lizard seen basking on stone in dunes at Penhale.

I'm assuming it must be a Common based on location and habitat?  

It was small, dark green with a suggestion of three tramlines on its upper surface - only seen briefly.

Thanks. 

 


herpetologic2
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Posted: 16 Aug 2010
I would contact the Cornwall Amphibian & Reptile group -
you may be surprised

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Lawts
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Posted: 16 Aug 2010

I've attached a shocker of an image if it helps, (it's in the bottom left hand corner).  I was all set to get a good shot on the stone, and it darted off, resulting in this poor shot.  I haven't tried to crop or enhance so it didn't affect the colour.

The image shows a rather green lizard, but I'm not familiar with Common Lizard either.

Anything gleaned from this?


tim hamlett
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Posted: 16 Aug 2010

hi

common lizards can appear very green at times. this looks like one to me.

cheers

tim


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