The standard color of the bearded dragon has the same color as its surroundings, reddish brown with whimsical, dark spots on back and stripes on the head. This drawing sticks out strongly at juveniles and fades as the animals grown older. Adults are usually uniform in color. The brown red to gray color serves to camouflage and resembles the color of the sand on which the species lives.
Nowadays, the bearded dragons in captivity come in a lot off color variations.
As previously described they can also color their beard, and even color it black (especially males). But when the bearded dragon is experiencing stress or extreme cold, the color of the body can also change slightly darker or lighter.
When they experience stress, their collors across the whole body whil sticks out strongly. Especially the beard become very sheet of color, this is often accompanied by conduct as fold off their beard and thorns. Sometimes they even make blowing or hissing sound. Try to avoid this and certainly not provoke it, becase this state is not healthy for your bearded dargon and will induse his age expectancy.
When the bearded dragon wants to absorbe as much head as possible, you might record a black marking, especially at the bottom. The animals try´s to take as much head as they can whit darkening their skin because dark surfaces absorb more heat.