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Lizard IDs from Madrid

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Old Saturday 16th April 2016, 09:43   #1
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Lizard IDs from Madrid

I've just got back from a trip to Madrid and on the last two days the sun had warmed up enough that I started seeing some lizards about. There are definitely at least 2 species here (one being much larger than the other 4) but with the others, I'm not sure if it is just one highly variable species or several?

The first 3 were seen along a wall near Rivas Vaciamadrid station, and along with number 4 seen at El Pardo, I'm guessing at least some of them are Iberian Wall Lizards? But they seem so varied in colour and pattern, number 2 in particular, I wanted to get someone to check who is familiar with them.

The fourth was seen along the edge of Laguna Campillo and was coming up stoat sized, I'm fairly sure it's an occelated lizard but as I'm not familiar with the reptiles of the area I just wanted to check.

Thanks in advance for any help!
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