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 Post subject: Tree Agama
Unread postPosted: Tue Oct 09, 2007 9:21 am 
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Tree Agama (Agama atricollis)

I saw this agama in Skukuza in a tree next to our bungalow.

I like the camouflage a lot!

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There is a resident agama at Satara Camp. The male has a bright blue head. I don't think it's a tree agama though.

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Wild about Cats It was almost certainly a tree agama - the males have a range of blues (green - to brilliant) that they deck themselves out in for breeding colurs. There is a small chance it my have been a Southern Rock agama but it was far more likly to have been a tree agama

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Wild about cats wrote:
There is a resident agama at Satara Camp. The male has a bright blue head. I don't think it's a tree agama though.


Could it have been something like this?

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My family calls them 'Bloukopkoggelmander'.

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I'm clueless when it comes to reptiles. can anyone help to ID this one?
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where was it seen? it could be a geco but i am more of a mammal and bird guy.

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I'm think it's a female tree agama.
I saw lots of these guys at Satara, the males have bright blue heads - stunning!

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This was seen at a resort just outside Kruger near Croc bridge on the crocodile river
Thanks for the help

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I Agree with wild about cats. Acanthocercus atricollis
Blue-headed Tree Agama. As WACs noted the males have bright blue heads. This colouration is seasonal though and depending on the situation can be manipulated. A breeding male that wants to impress a female will have the bright colours, whereas the animal will have a more cryptic colour otherwise so it can blend in with the colour of the tree bark. They are insectivores, but I once observed one feeding on a wax-bill near Komatipoort.


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 Post subject: Identification help: Lizard
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Possibly something on the order of the agama?

http://www.flickr.com/photos/karen_mcal ... 6/sizes/l/" onclick="window.open(this.href);return false;

Can't see the rest of the body in your pic, but....

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 Post subject: Re: ID help needed for lizard
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It is a Tree Agama


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 Post subject: Re: ID help needed for lizard
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Great Photograph! :thumbs_up:

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 Post subject: Re: Tree Agama
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Heres a pic of a Tree Agama in Lower Sabie Camp....amazing colours

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 Post subject: Re: Tree Agama
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Wow! :clap:

What colours to have for an animal not precisely at the top of the foodchain....

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 Post subject: Re: Tree Agama
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Brilliant photo!!! Crazy Colours! :clap: :D

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