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Lacerta agilis

Lacerta agilis
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Copyright: Szabo Jozsef (joska) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 806 W: 0 N: 4092] (22535)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-05-14
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Nikon D 300s, 300 mm AF f/4
Exposure: f/6.3, 1/1000 seconds
Details: Tripod: Yes
More Photo Info: [view]
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-01-17 0:35
Viewed: 2236
Points: 20
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The sand lizard (Lacerta agilis) is a lacertid lizard distributed across most of Europe and eastwards to Mongolia. It does not occur in the Iberian peninsula or European Turkey. Its distribution is often patchy.
The sand lizard has a light underbelly and a dorsal stripe: males tend to be darker and colour and turn partly or wholly bright green during the mating season. Sand Lizards can reach up to 25 cm (10 in) in length.[2]
It has several subspecies, the westernmost of which is Lacerta agilis agilis. In this and the other main western sub-species (Lacerta agilis argus) the dorsal stripe is thin and interrupted, or not present at all. This applies particularly to the latter subspecies, which also includes a plain red or brown-backed phase without any dorsal markings. In these two sub-species only the flanks of the males turn green in the mating season, but in the eastern subspecies (predominantly Lacerta agilis exigua) males can be wholly green, even outside the breeding season.

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excellent moment this scene, great photo performance!
regards Jozsef

buna Joska,
O captura excelenta cu o specie forte sperioasa pe care rar am intalnit-o.
Detalii si culori impresionante.

Szia Jóska,
Jó falatra fenhette a fogát ez a vedlő Fűrge gyík,miközben Te lested őt s igy született ez a szép,tökéletes kép!-Gratu

hello Jozsef
very nice picture with good light and beautiful colours
i like the details
thanks greeting lou

Ciao Jozsef, great capture of lovely lacerta, splendid light and colors, fine details and excellent sharpness, very well done, my friend, bravo, ciao Silvio

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  • PeterZ Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 5137 W: 166 N: 13121] (49139)
  • [2012-01-17 7:18]

Hello Joska,
Excellent photo in beautiful natural colours. Perfect timing with the tongue and eye contact. Excellent DOF and composition.

hello Szabo
super composition with nice light, fantastic moment captured
the colours and details are very beautiful
thanks greeting Paolo

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  • siggi Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 3097 W: 109 N: 12399] (52850)
  • [2012-01-17 11:35]

Hello Szabo,
very good capture of this lizard, the pov is very nice and the dov is fantastic, very good job.Best regards Siggi

Buna Jozsef,
Frumoasa aceasta capture surprinsa intr-o lumina buna in culori naturale. Compozitia si momentul surprins plac si ele.
Numai bine,

Ciao Szabo.
Eccellente foto di questa Lacerta con dei colori stupendi ,grande la nitidezza
che ci mostra i notevoli particolari del soggetto, buona la composizione .
Complimenti un saluto Marco.
Grazie della condivisione.

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