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Also named the Bronze-backed Skink (espanol: Esquinco espalda dorada) Locomotion resembles that of snakes more than that of lizards with well-developed limbs; measured roughly 13 to 14 inches.
Dry tropical forest, sunny, unusually humid weather (rainfall during day in January); terrain: cleared weeds nearby an established fruit and timber orchard.
Was restoring a storage container for our future disaster relief unit when a worker warned me of the "colibri". He said it was toxic. It was in the shade of the container.