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Madeira Endemics


Madeira Endemics
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Copyright: Peter Roos (batu) Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1079 W: 293 N: 4497] (16383)
Genre: Animals
Medium: Color
Date Taken: 2011-07-26
Categories: Reptiles
Camera: Olympus E1, Zuiko Digital 35mm f/3.5-22, Macro
Exposure: f/10.0, 1/400 seconds
Photo Version: Original Version
Date Submitted: 2012-06-06 9:28
Viewed: 2442
Points: 10
[Note Guidelines] Photographer's Note
The island of Madeira is not very rich in animal species. However, many of them are endemics occuring nowhere else in the world. Recently I presented the endemic butterfly Hipparchia maderensis
Today I want to show you an endemic lizard of Madeira:
- Teira dugesii
- family: Lacertidae

Madeiran Wall Lizard

The species is rather variable with respect to coloration. I will show other specimens later.

Location
Madeira, between Bica da Cana and the Pinacula, a spectacular formed rock, emerging from the forest.

Reference
* Sziemer P. (2010) Madeira's Natural History in a Nutshell. - Francisco Ribeiro & Filhos, Funchal.

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Ciao Peter, great portrait of lovely lizard, fantastic details, perfect focus, wonderful natural colors and splendid sharpness, very well done, my friend, ciao Silvio

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  • iti Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 577 W: 0 N: 650] (7939)
  • [2012-06-06 11:12]

Hi Peter,
Fantastic sharpness details and nice natural colours.
Well done!
Regards Jiri.

Hallo Peter,
tolle Aufnahme von dieser Eidechse. Mir gefällt dir Art, wie sie so dasteht und dich zu beaobachten scheint. Desweiteren gefallen mir die gute Schärfe und die natürlichen Farben.
Viele Grüße,
Helmut

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  • anel Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Note Writer [C: 3053 W: 3 N: 8715] (40574)
  • [2012-06-07 4:16]

Lieber Peter,
Eidechsen haben es eher schwer auf TN, aber ich mag diese Kreaturen und finde sie auch sehr fotogen. Dein Exemplar ist eine sehr hübsche kleine endemische Eidechse mit einem so milden Ausdruck. Wie üblich fein fotografiert.
Herzlich grüsst
Anne

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  • nagraj Gold Star Critiquer/Gold Star Workshop Editor/Gold Note Writer [C: 1618 W: 106 N: 3208] (15166)
  • [2012-06-07 6:59]

Hi,
Good image of this lizard, details and colors are excellent. tfs.
nagraj.v

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