During the summer months I see five or more lizards every time I step into the garden. I never get tired of watching them. This one was very tame and let me get really close before escaping, so I managed to get a pretty good photo of its head.
Reptilia: Squamata (scaled reptiles): Lacertilia (lizards): Lacertidae (wall lizards)
Japanese Grass Lizard: Takydromus tachydromoides (nihon kanahebi)