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fan-throated lizard

Sitana ponticeriana

Description:

The fan-throated lizard is a species of agamid lizard found in India, Sri Lanka, and parts of Pakistan. The species is found mostly on the ground in open ground patches in thin forests. When disturbed this lizard sometimes runs with a bipedal gait. Wikipedia

Notes:

4th pic there is a territorial fight between two male. female Sitana in 5th pic.Last pic was shot at Hyderabad almost 600km down from Maharashtra which is comparatively very dry area, lizard we found here are very pale and having less colors.

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25 Comments (1–25)

Jason Alexander
Jason Alexander 5 years ago

Gorgeous spotting! Congrats!

M.A. Orendan
M.A. Orendan 5 years ago

Wow, amazing spotting. And fantastic photos!

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

Congratulations!!!

Bhagya Herath
Bhagya Herath 5 years ago

Awesome captures...

CalebSteindel
CalebSteindel 5 years ago

incredible!

Maria dB
Maria dB 5 years ago

Congratulations - all the photos are great but the fourth one is really unique!

Stunning! Congrats HemantKumar on this SOTD!

Amazing series HemantKumar,us usual :) congrats on the well deserved SOTD and thanks for sharing

triggsturner
triggsturner 5 years ago

Like to add my congrats for your SOTD. great images and info. Well deserved.

sunnyjosef
sunnyjosef 5 years ago

Congrats Hemant for a wonderful spotting and SOTD

Desmond.E.S.O
Desmond.E.S.O 5 years ago

That's the coolest lizard ever! congrats on the SOTD!

Nidhin Basheer
Nidhin Basheer 5 years ago

Wow! Amazing :)

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

Congrats Hemant for the SOTD!

OsamaEhtawish
OsamaEhtawish 5 years ago

Wonderful photos! Truly deserve to be the SOTD. Congrats!!!

SukanyaDatta
SukanyaDatta 5 years ago

Now I know...it is throwing out its chest with pride for the SOTD. Congratulations Hemant Kumar.

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 5 years ago

:) thank you so much Yaseer
and project Noah

Yasser
Yasser 5 years ago

Hemant, another stunner! This beautiful series was selected as our Spotting of the Day! Thanks for all the incredible photos and we look forward to your next wildlife encounter. I'm sure you'll capture it masterfully. Congrats again!

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rams4d
rams4d 5 years ago

superb

LuisStevens
LuisStevens 5 years ago

Beautiful series Hemant!

DrNamgyalT.Sherpa
DrNamgyalT.Sherpa 5 years ago

That's a grand one, Hemant!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 5 years ago

thank you DavidMroczkowski and Jim Nelson

DavidMroczkowski
DavidMroczkowski 5 years ago

Thank you for sharing. Great photos

Jim Nelson
Jim Nelson 5 years ago

Great spotting,,,and very good photography!

HemantKumar
HemantKumar 5 years ago

thank you so much @marek

Marek Koszorek
Marek Koszorek 5 years ago

Awesome lizard spotting. Is there any nice mission for lizard spottings?

HemantKumar
Spotted by
HemantKumar

Maharashtra, India

Spotted on Jun 10, 2015
Submitted on Jun 10, 2015

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