Lacerta agilis

Common name: the Sand Lizard

Conservation status: Least Concern

Distribution: Austria, Switzerland, Germany, France, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Hungary, Bulgaria, Greece, Albania, Netherlands, Belgium, Luxemburg, England, Italy, Croatia, Bosnia-Hercegovina, Serbia, Macedonia, Montenegro, Bulgaria, Greece, Romania, Poland, Belarus, Russian Federation, Ukraina, Armenia, Turkey, Kazakhstan, Kirgistan, China, Georgia, Moldova, Latvia, Estonia, Lithuania, Azerbaijan, Mongolia

Size: up to 250 mm

Description: upperside with dark spots and thin mid-dorsal line, lateral stripes of ocellated markings: dark patches with pale centres, males turn bright green in breeding period

Habitat: heathlands, fields and urban areas

Activity: diurnal

Diet: various invertebrates

Reproduction: oviparous

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