|Blue belly lizard near some foliated andesite (this is the Great Basin Fence Lizard, or Sceloporus occidentalis longipes).|
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|The lizard was rather skittish, and I couldn't get very close.|
Read more about blue bellies in an earlier post.
|A lizard of unknown denomination running over a lichen-covered outcrop.|
|A very small gray and white bird perched on a gray rock|
atop an iron-stained outcrop (upper right).
|Two shining leaf chafers or "Little Bears."|
|AKA Paracotalpa granicollis, a kind of scarab beetle.|
|And finally, a meadowlark atop a sagebrush.|