NORTHERN GREECE, Macedonia to Epirus in the company of David Dennis and then on to Corfu to meet up with Dr Dan Danahar, 20 - 30 May 2019               (photos shown in chronological order) 

GREECE & CORFU, May 2019, travelling west with David Dennis from Thessaloniki to Corfu where Dr Dan Danahar gave a lot of his time

Boloria euphrosyne
Boloria euphrosyne

Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Kastania, Kozani, 20 May

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Lasiommata maera
Lasiommata maera

Large Wall Brown, male, grounds of St George's chapel, Siatista, Kozani, 20 May

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Lasiommata maera
Lasiommata maera

Large Wall Brown, as in the previous photo

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Skiti
Skiti

the habitat north of the small marble quarry and unsightly rubbish tip, 21 May

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Erynnis tages
Erynnis tages

Dingy Skipper, Skiti

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Polyommatus dorylas
Polyommatus dorylas

Turquoise Blues, Skiti

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Aporia crataegi
Aporia crataegi

Black-veined Whites at Skiti

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Pyrgus sidae
Pyrgus sidae

Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti

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Pyrgus sidae
Pyrgus sidae

Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti

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Lygheri
Lygheri

view to the south, a lovely location visited during the afternoon of 21 May

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Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, male, Lygheri

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Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

same insect as in the previous photo

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Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, female, Lygheri

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Plebejus pylaon
Plebejus pylaon

Zephyr Blue, as shown in the previous shot

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Rose Chafer
Rose Chafer

Lygheri

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Melitaea trivia
Melitaea trivia

Lesser Spotted Fritillary, male, Lygheri

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Melitaea trivia
Melitaea trivia

Lesser Spotted Fritillary, Lygheri

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Zygaeninae species
Zygaeninae species

tbi, Lygheri

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Proterebia afra
Proterebia afra

Dalmatian Ringlet, Lygheri

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Carcharodus alceae
Carcharodus alceae

Mallow Skipper, Lygheri

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Lygheri
Lygheri

looking up the dry valley, 22 May

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Cupido minimus
Cupido minimus

Small Blue, Lygheri

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Scolitantides orion
Scolitantides orion

Chequered Blue, Lygheri

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Scolitantides orion
Scolitantides orion

Chequered Blue, Lygheri

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Spialia orbifer
Spialia orbifer

Orbed Red-underwing (aka Hungarian) Skipper, Lygheri

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, Lygheri

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, as in the previous photo

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Cyaniris semiargus
Cyaniris semiargus

Mazarine Blue, Lygheri

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Pseudophilotes bavius
Pseudophilotes bavius

Bavius Blue, male, Lygheri

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Pseudophilotes bavius
Pseudophilotes bavius

Bavius Blue, Lygheri

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Lygheri
Lygheri

floral carpet

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Melitaea cinxia
Melitaea cinxia

Glanville Fritillary, Lygheri

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Melitaea cinxia
Melitaea cinxia

Glanville Fritillary, Lygheri

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Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea phoebe

Knapweed Fritillaries, Lygheri

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Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea phoebe

Knapweed Fritillaries, as shown in the previous photo at Lygheri

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Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea phoebe

Knapweed Fritillary, female, Lygheri

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Melitaea phoebe
Melitaea phoebe

another Knapweed Fritillary at Lygheri

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Mantis
Mantis

Drepano

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Kapnochori
Kapnochori

track leading from the prominent hairpin, 23 May

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Leptidea duponcheli
Leptidea duponcheli

Eastern Wood White at the hairpin site

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Pieris rapae
Pieris rapae

Small White, Kapnochori hairpin

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Galatini
Galatini

the track north of the village overlooking Mount Askio, Kozani Province, 23 May

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Coenonympha pamphilus
Coenonympha pamphilus

Small Heath, Galatini

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Coenonympha pamphilus
Coenonympha pamphilus

Small Heath, as in the previous shot

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Anthocharis gruneri
Anthocharis gruneri

Gruner's Orange-tip, male, Galatini track

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Anthocharis gruneri
Anthocharis gruneri

Gruner's Orange-tips, Galatini

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Galatini
Galatini

Karst hillside frequented notably by Dalmatian Ringlets

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Proterebia afra
Proterebia afra

Dalmatian Ringlet, Galatini, extremely difficult to get a clear photo of this species

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Parnassius mnemosyne
Parnassius mnemosyne

Clouded Apollo, the sole specimen seen on the trip, here at Galatini

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Polyommatus vicrama
Polyommatus vicrama

Eastern Baton Blue, female, Galatini

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