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Common Sun Skink

Eutropis multifasciata


A common sight amongst the ground vegetation, often seen scurrying away as you move along the path. Usually with yellow flanks, occasionally orange/red like this one. I have read that this is a sign of a male, but not confirmed.


Adjacent to a small stream. Altitude 1000m.


I have seen skinks hunt flies, dragonflies etc. They have most success with crickets and grasshoppers. Frequently seen heavily scarred and occasionally with the tail missing. I have seen rat snakes hunting skinks, also domestic cats. Difficult to approach for close-up photography, but occasionally you get lucky.

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Maria dB
Maria dB 6 years ago

Nice series and notes

NuwanChathuranga 6 years ago

beautiful pics!


Lat: -6.85, Long: 107.58

Spotted on Jan 20, 2013
Submitted on Jan 20, 2013

Spotted for mission

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