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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) 

Boloria euphrosyne
Pearl-bordered Fritillary, Kastania, Kozani, 20 May
Lasiommata maera
Large Wall Brown, male, grounds of St George's chapel, Siatista, Kozani, 20 May
Lasiommata maera
Large Wall Brown, as in the previous photo
Skiti
the habitat north of the small marble quarry and unsightly rubbish tip, 21 May
Erynnis tages
Dingy Skipper, Skiti
Polyommatus dorylas
Turquoise Blues, Skiti
Aporia crataegi
Black-veined Whites at Skiti
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti
Pyrgus sidae
Yellow-banded Skipper, Skiti
Lygheri
view to the south, a lovely location visited during the afternoon of 21 May
Plebejus pylaon
Zephyr Blue, male, Lygheri
Plebejus pylaon
same insect as in the previous photo
Plebejus pylaon
Zephyr Blue, female, Lygheri
Plebejus pylaon
Zephyr Blue, as shown in the previous shot
Rose Chafer
Lygheri
Melitaea trivia
Lesser Spotted Fritillary, male, Lygheri
Melitaea trivia
Lesser Spotted Fritillary, Lygheri
Zygaeninae species
tbi, Lygheri
Proterebia afra
Dalmatian Ringlet, Lygheri
Carcharodus alceae
Mallow Skipper, Lygheri
Lygheri
looking up the dry valley, 22 May
Cupido minimus
Small Blue, Lygheri
Scolitantides orion
Chequered Blue, Lygheri
Scolitantides orion
Chequered Blue, Lygheri
Spialia orbifer
Orbed Red-underwing (aka Hungarian) Skipper, Lygheri
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, Lygheri
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, as in the previous photo
Cyaniris semiargus
Mazarine Blue, Lygheri
Pseudophilotes bavius
Bavius Blue, male, Lygheri
Pseudophilotes bavius
Bavius Blue, Lygheri
Lygheri
floral carpet
Melitaea cinxia
Glanville Fritillary, Lygheri
Melitaea cinxia
Glanville Fritillary, Lygheri
Melitaea phoebe
Knapweed Fritillaries, Lygheri
Melitaea phoebe
Knapweed Fritillaries, as shown in the previous photo at Lygheri
Melitaea phoebe
Knapweed Fritillary, female, Lygheri
Melitaea phoebe
another Knapweed Fritillary at Lygheri
Mantis
Drepano
Kapnochori
track leading from the prominent hairpin, 23 May
Leptidea duponcheli
Eastern Wood White at the hairpin site
Pieris rapae
Small White, Kapnochori hairpin
Galatini
the track north of the village overlooking Mount Askio, Kozani Province, 23 May
Coenonympha pamphilus
Small Heath, Galatini
Coenonympha pamphilus
Small Heath, as in the previous shot
Anthocharis gruneri
Gruner's Orange-tip, male, Galatini track
Anthocharis gruneri
Gruner's Orange-tips, Galatini
Galatini
Karst hillside frequented notably by Dalmatian Ringlets
Proterebia afra
Dalmatian Ringlet, Galatini, extremely difficult to get a clear photo of this species
Parnassius mnemosyne
Clouded Apollo, the sole specimen seen on the trip, here at Galatini
Polyommatus vicrama
Eastern Baton Blue, female, Galatini
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Rose Chafer

Lygheri