Sand Lizards

Sand Lizards (Lacerta agilis) can be found in the Polish mountains up to the elevations of 1200 meters. Males are darker than females and turn green during the mating season. Sand Lizards are about 20 cm long and have a light underbelly. During winter they hibernate in soil. They come out in March or April and spend their days sunning themselves. Sand Lizards are under strict protection in Poland as well as throughout most of Europe.
The Low Beskid - Spinners Nature Preserve.


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Antonio Giani

Antonio Giani - May 8, 2009 4:03 am - Voted 10/10



Ciao Antonio


Henryk - May 8, 2009 2:13 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Bellissima!!!

Thank you Antonio. Your photos are outstanding. Don't worry about the critical remarks. Regards, Henryk.


Noondueler - May 8, 2009 10:48 am - Voted 10/10

Great shot!

You could put it in Colour Green album by BazZ.


Henryk - May 8, 2009 1:46 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: Great shot!

Thank you for the suggestion. I attached it to BazZ's album. Regards, Henryk.

Dow Williams

Dow Williams - May 8, 2009 10:52 am - Voted 10/10

you get

mad about me voting objectively on some of your lessor quality photos, but this is what I can easily vote 10/10 on Henry, I love the photo and the detailed explanation....deserves POTD easily, but I doubt if it works out that way since Antonio is submitting today...

Tomek Lodowy

Tomek Lodowy - May 8, 2009 6:32 pm - Voted 10/10


the photo is simply fantastic, lucky you to catch such great moment



Henryk - May 9, 2009 2:19 pm - Hasn't voted

Re: fantastic

Thank you. These lizards are very fast. I was just lucky. Henryk


Haliku - Jul 27, 2009 10:07 am - Voted 10/10


An amazing picture...this should be in a reptile report, book, zoo display etc.


Henryk - Jul 29, 2009 2:57 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Wow!

Thank you for your kind words. Greetings Henryk


BobSmith - Sep 9, 2009 6:36 pm - Voted 10/10


creature. I didn't even know that Poland has lizards. That's a truly brilliantly colored animal.


Henryk - Sep 11, 2009 1:14 am - Hasn't voted

Re: Stunning

Thank you for the vote and comment. There are 4 species of lizards living in Poland and they are all under protection. They are all very quick and are a challenge to photograph. Henryk

Josh Lewis

Josh Lewis - Mar 27, 2011 9:47 pm - Voted 10/10

One of my favorites of yours

Henryk, this is one of my favorite photos of yours. Well done on the great capture!

Vitaliy M.

Vitaliy M. - Feb 11, 2013 1:18 pm - Voted 10/10


I been looking at some of your wildlife photos today. Incredible!!! Thank you for contributing.

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