Eastern Green Lizards are impressive encourters with males frequently showing deep blue heads in spring.
Their distribution area ranges over the Balkan Peninsula (south to Central Greece) and the Danube river system to the Black Sea Coast. Some isolated populations exist in Central Europe. This species lives in areas with sufficient vegetation and sometimes is also abundant inside of forests (e.g. in Romania).
Lacerta viridis may be confused with the following species:
Besides of the nominate subspecies, the following subspecies occur in our area: