Sunday, 13 August 2017

Lizards in Cyprus

The agama Stellagama stellio cypriaca, is a common species on Cyprus.

Relatively common on Cyprus, but I was still surprised and delighted to find two Mediterranen chamelians during our 10-day stay. This particular individual was at the top of an almond tree but the first I saw was walking around the edge of our swimming pool (see below).

Pretty sure that this is a Cyprus endemic, Phoenicolacerta troodica, Troodos lizard.

Snake-eyed lizard Ophisops elegans.

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