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Calotes versicolor (changeable lizard, Oriental garden lizard)

This guy was basking at the top of a waist high bush - he was perfect height for photographs. I expected him to disappear when we got within metres of it, but it was quite patient. The lizard was basking so he was probably cold.


Age: Mature
Altitude: 130m (426 feet)
Camera: Nikon D800
Date: Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 10:45 AM
Exposure: 1/160 sec at f8.0
Exposure Compensation: 851 ev
ISO: 200 asa
Lens: 105mm f/2.8D AF Micro-Nikkor
With cropping (you see 54% of the image as shot), this lens is effectively a 141mm lens on a 35mm camera
Location:
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Plumage: Non-Breeding
Region: Asia, Asia, East Asia, East Asia
Scientific Name: species related to Calotes versicolor (changeable lizard, Oriental garden lizard)
Tag: Hong Kong, Tai Po Kau Nature Reserve
Larger image: 1999 x 1333
Raw image: 5460 x 3640

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