25 August 2012

Common garden skink

atop the retainer wall; contemplating a three-foot downhill march

not while you're watching

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15 comments:

Linda said...

He is a nice specimen! They are fun to watch...we have some here at our house. Nice photos!

Karin / Southern Meadows said...

Great capture! We have skinks with blue tails in our garden. They are a little skittish.

Jessica Cassidy said...

perfect shots but I am afraid of them :-( Dropping by from Camera Critters :-)

Montanagirl said...

Oooooh, I'm not a fan, but they're excellent photos! Looks like a snake with legs. lol

Pat said...

Cool critter!

schöngeist for two said...

wie schön dieses Tier.. schöner Schnappschuss!
Lieben Gruss Elke

eileeninmd said...

Cool looking critter, great shots.

TexWisGirl said...

just makes me SMILE! :)

Brian King said...

Great close-up's, Carole! I don't see these much unless I'm in the woods.

Nikki-ann said...

I don't think I've heard of a skink before! Great capture :)

EG CameraGirl said...

Cool photos. I know we have skinks here in Canada...but I have NEVER seen one. Hmmm.

joanne said...

they creep me out a bit, but then I try to think of skinks as big salamanders! great shots

Anni said...

A bit creepy looking but all in all two terrific photos!!!

Texas State Bird

Jan Castle said...

Hope they don't bite!
Hugs,
Jan

Hanne Bente said...

Nice pictures you show.
Wish you a good Sunday :)
Hanne Bente