Skink

A furry footed garden skink – it has been running about behind the wood-heater, collecting fluff. I carried it outside and managed one decent photo with the old Nokia Lumia 520 phone. If you are viewing on PC or tablet, and wish to see the entire photo, just click on image and select view background. …

Skinks

Skinks are one of my favourite creatures. Here are some photos I took at the weekend with the Nikon D3000.             I expect these are the common Garden Skink. One kindly posed for me while I steadied the camera on a piece of wood. The others skurried into the wood…

Yesterday

LEFT: The cold front rolling in yesterday RIGHT: Early this morning                   It rained a fair bit last night, no thunderstorms. I was leaning over the side gate to get the photo of that cool front rolling in and I don’t know what made me look down…

Common Garden Skink

I love skinks, always have. This little fellow was in my bedroom today and ran into a shoe – else I wouldn’t have captured it. I managed to grab the Nokia on the way outside. He calmly posed before I let him go – without shedding his tail! Wikipedia says they have sharp teeth –…