Central American Ameiva
Some other names for this species:
Central American Whiptail, Tiger Ameiva
Notes on this species:
This species was recently moved into the genus Holcosus; it was formerly known as Ameiva festiva.
Trail from Esquinas Rainforest Lodge, Golfito region, Puntarenas province, Costa Rica
Sueño Azul Resort, Sarapiqui, Puntarenas province, Costa Rica
Here's a reasonably large adult basking in a sunny spot. The adults aren't quite as beautiful as the youngsters, but are still fine-looking lizards.