I finally found the pictures I was looking for,I saw a few small garden lizards at Moms in NSW. Sort of like the ones we have in California.
I had one outside my apartment & saw another in the side walkway a few times. They are only about 4 inches & are quite shy.
May be Great Basin Lizard & I enjoy seeing them.
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Oh awe! Always sad to see a little creature not make it for whatever reasonI had a baby one in the inside of the courtyard. I directed him outside to more of the open space so they would have access to food etc.
A week or so later I found a dead baby inside the courtyard outside a apt door the day after the exterminator sprayed.
It was sad but I guess he got some of the spray. I picked him up & disposed of him. Poor guy. I tried.
There is a nice area in the back but sometimes they find themselves in not the best areas.
I don't mind them as I'm sure they insects & are beneficial.