It was hard to meter the light when the subject is swaying back and forth in the sun and shade... so his colours are pretty 'bleached'.
So here's another one of the same young chap- showing his contrast in the barring a bit better.
Hanging out. The breeze was strong during this, he seemed to be contently swaying from side to side.
And just to show i'm not prejudice about species.
And just for fun- a garter I caught last month while camping.