Illawarra lizards and frogs ident

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  1. Unclewo-wo

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    3rd one looks like a water dragon..
     
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    2 leaf green tree frog, 3 eastern water dragon, 4 eastern water skink
     
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    I agree with the above ID's, although the small green frog could be Litoria phyllochroa or L. nudidigita.
    Did the frog in the tiny puddle in the sandstone rock have small green flecks on its back? If so, then it's a Litoria peronii, as this is a distinctive feature of the species.
     
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    First frog: Body shape, especially head distinctive of species as Litoria lesueurii.

    Second frog: May be L. phyllochrocoa but the continuation of colour down the side appears more consistent with L. nudidigita.

    Then: Intellegama lesueurii and Eulamprus quoyii​.
     
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    water dragon and eastern water skink not sure on the froggy
     
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    The first picture of the frog had spots down the inside of its legs


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    Also consistent with L. lesueurii​ which it is.
     
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    Thanks for the input I'll have to return to that spot and take my camera next time [​IMG]


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    Another day out walkabout little to early for snakes but found some other awesome creatures to look at


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    [​IMG] more to come soon from today's adventures


    Is your top lip going to support it?
     
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    That's a lace monitor. :D
     
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    Also known as a Varanus varius
    Yes I knew this one ;)


    Is your top lip going to support it?
     
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    [​IMG] what kind of lizard please?
     
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    That looks like a juvenile Jacky Dragon (Amphibolurus muricatus) due to the colouration (predominantly grey); almost unbroken, very pale grey paravertebral stripes; very long tail that appears banded; relatively long limbs and a tendency to avoid predation by climbing.
     
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    Thank you both
     
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    [​IMG] a mother had a litter around my parents house saved the little guy/girl from their dog and got a photo or two. Is back in another garden
     
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    [​IMG] nice diamond moved off the rd today
     
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    Where did you find the lace monitor?
     
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