This weekend a great article about the Italian Wall Lizards in Greenwich was published in the Greenwich Time. Give it a look here. Thanks to Peregrine Frissell for the interview.
I’m excited because new tips are starting to roll in about lizards in Southern CT and New York. It turns out lizard diversity in the area is higher than expected – we’re getting reports of some other species too:
Here’s a cute little Sceloporus:
(Photo credit: K. Ladd)
And here’s Anolis sagrei, the “festive anole” a long way from home!
(Photo credit: K. Eisley)
Very cool lizards but we’re on the lookout for this guy, Podarcis siculus:
Here are a bunch more pictures. Email me to let me know if you think you’ve seen one in your backyard!