Catalonia at the border between France and Spain, based in Prats de Mollo le Preste, with Alan Bernard in late August / early September 2016

Prats de Mollo le Preste
village street, Eastern Pyrenees, France, 30 August
Papilio machaon
Swallowtail, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Artogeia napi
Green-veined White, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Colias crocea
Clouded Yellow, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Mount Canigou range
looking north from the Col d'Ares, France, 27 August
Colias alfacariensis
Berger's Clouded Yellow, Col 'Ares, France (just), 2 September
Gonepteryx cleopatra
Cleopatra, La Vajol, Spain, 1 September
Leptidea sinapis
Wood Whites, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Quercusia quercus
Purple Hairstreak, Tapis, Spain, 1 September
Lycaena phlaeas
Small Copper, Les Conques, France, 26 August
Vallter 2000
looking back down to the ski station, 27 August
Lycaena vigaureae
Scarce Copper, Vallter 2000, Spain, 27 August
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, Saint-Sauveur, France, 26 August
Leptotes pirithous
Lang's Short-tailed Blue, Can Damond, France, 1 September
Leptotes pirithous
the same butterfly as in the previous photo
Everes argiades
Short-tailed Blue, Saint-Sauveur, France, 28 August
Everes alcetas
Provencal Short-tailed Blue, Beget, Spain, 30 August
Grabodeille
view down the La Preste valley, 28 August
Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blue, Grabodeille, France, 28 August
Aricia agestis ssp cramera
Brown Argus, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Aricia agestis ssp cramera
Brown Argus, Vallter 2000, Spain, 27 August
Aricia agestis ssp cramera
Brown Argus, L'Orator, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Lysandra coridon
Chalk-hill Blue, La Vajol, Spain, 1 September
Lysandra coridon
same insect as in the previous photo
Lysandra hispana
Provence Chalk-hill Blue (I think...), Col d'Ares, France, 27 August
Lysandra hispana
Provence Chalk-hill Blue (?), Col d'Ares, France, 27 August
L'Orator track
just through Rocabruna, Spain, a top site, 30 August
Lysandra bellargus
Adonis Blue (some doubt), female, L'Orator, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Lysandra bellargus
Adonis Blue, L'Orator, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Lysandra bellargus
Adonis Blue, female, L'Orator, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Lysandra bellargus
Adonis Blue, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, female, Col d'Ares, France, 2 September
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, female, Col d'Ares, France, 2 September
Gorges de Lavall
France, 29 August
Charaxes jasius
Two-tailed Pasha, Gorges de Lavall, Sorede, France, 29 August
Charaxes jasius
Two-tailed Pasha, near Tapis, Spain, 1 September
Cork oak
plantation, Gorges de Lavall,
Limenitis reducta
Southern White Admiral, nectaring on the buddleia that infests the region, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
Limenitis camilla
White Admiral, near Tapis, Spain, 1 September
Polygonum c-album
Comma, doing its best not to be seen, Col d'Ares, France, 2 September
Argynnis paphia
Silver-washed Fritillary, Serralongue, France, 2 September
Clossiana dia
Weaver's Fritillary, high up above a stream, near Tapis, Spain, 1 September
Lamanere village
at the end of the road, past Serralongue, France, 2 September
Melitaea didyma
Spotted Fritillary, Serralongue, France, 2 September
Mellicta deione
Provencal Fritillary, female, Serralongue, France, 2 September
Mellicta deione
Provencal Fritillary, as in the previous photo
Melanargia lachesis
Iberian Marbled White, Serralongue, France, 2 September
Melanargia lachesis
as in the previous photo
Hipparchia fagi
Woodland Grayling, L'Orator track, Rocabruna, Spain, 30 August
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