More Common Five-lined Skinks (juveniles)

The following photos show two Common Five-lined Skinks (Plestiodon fasciatus) spotted during photowalks through Huntley Meadows Park on 30 May 2012 and 03 October 2013.

30 May 2012

30 May 2012

These individuals are juveniles as indicated by their dark brown color and bright blue tail.

03 October 2013

03 October 2013

Editor’s Note: This is Part 5 in a five-part series of posts featuring two types of lizards commonly seen at Huntley Meadows Park: Broad-headed Skinks; and Common Five-lined Skinks. Bonus post: “Common Five-lined Skink (sub-adult).”

Copyright © 2014 Walter Sanford. All rights reserved.


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One Response to “More Common Five-lined Skinks (juveniles)”

  1. Mike Powell Says:

    I can’t get enough of the blue-tailed juvenile skinks. The electric blue color, that you show so well, is incredible.

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