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Another Sign Of Spring   Leave a comment

Eastern Collared Lizard-spring-2013-96-blog.jpgEastern Collared Lizard — Image by kenne

Another sign of spring in the desert are our reptile friends, most scurrying about making it difficult to photograph. But not the eastern collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris), who like to pose for you on a nearby rock. 

Welcome back, my friend — it is spring time in the Sonoran desert.

kenne

A Friendly Lizard   1 comment

Douglas Springs Hike

This eastern collared lizard was very tolerant of my time near him. — Image by kenne

It is easy to be intrigued 

by this colorful lizard

looking eye to eye

as if the intrigued 

is back at you —

captivating.

— kenne

 

Capturing The Moment — Eastern Collared Lizard   5 comments

Douglas Springs HikeEastern Collared Lizard — Image by kenne

 

Desert Color Come In Many Forms   1 comment

Eastern Collard Lizard  13028 blog framedEastern Collared Lizard — Image by kenne

Hot, dry, brown and gray

Not this colorful lizard

Posing on a rock.

 

Maybe she will see

Him in his many colors

Posing on a rock.

 

Watch him arch his back

Blow out his sides to look big

As he does push-ups.

— kenne
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Eastern Collard Lizard On Blackett’s Ridge   Leave a comment

Eastern Collard Lizard (1 of 1)-2 blogEastern Collard Lizard On Blackett’s Ridge

Capturing The Moment — Eastern Collared Lizard   2 comments

Esperero Trail Wildflowers Spring 2013Eastern Collared Lizard — Image by kenne

Another sign of spring in the desert are our reptile friends, most scurrying about making it difficult to photograph. But not the eastern collared lizard (Crotaphytus collaris), who like to pose for you on a nearby rock. I have other photos of the lizard from earlier springs, and could have easily used one of them, but this image was taken a week ago.

Welcome back, my friend — it is spring time in the Sonoran desert.

kenne

Can I Pose For You?   2 comments

Eastern Collared Lizard — Images by kenne

The Eastern Collared Lizard is a beautiful lizard — the most beautiful in southern Arizona. He was first spotted in the brush along the Douglas Springs Trail, then climbed up on a near-by rock to pose for me.

kenne

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