Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)

Although this species is absent from the Outer Banks and is not generally found in the high mountains, it is widespread and fairly common in NC, especially in open or semi-open areas.
Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
10 Apr 2004

Courtship activity between a male (with the bright blue underparts and doing the biting) and a female.

Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Sandhills Gamelands, Scotland Co., NC
10 Apr 2004

Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008
Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008
Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008
Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Scotland Co., NC
14 June 2008

Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Durham Co., NC
11 Mar 2007

Fence Lizards often scamper up tree trunks when startled.

Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Durham Co., NC
11 Mar 2007

Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Durham Co., NC
15 May 2012

Nimbly caught by Kevin D!


Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus) Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)
Occoneechee State Natural Area, Orange Co., NC
21 March 2004

This youngster is enjoying its first spring!


Eastern Fence Lizard (Sceloporus undulatus)

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