Eastern Collared Lizard
A colorful, long-tailed lizard with a large head. Males are most colorful, especially during breeding season. Ground color is tan, yellow, green or bluish-green. There are usually some small light spots on the upper body and limbs and dark bands across the top. Males and females both have two dark brown or black irregular lines across the neck (the “collar”). Females are yellowish tan or light brown with faint light spots. Females heavy with eggs have red spots or bars on their sides and neck.