GREEK RHODOPI, July 2013, this year's trip with Alan Bernard

Iphiclides podalirius
Iphiclides podalirius

Scarce Swallowtail, Micromilia, from Volakas, 10 July

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Iphiclides podalirius
Iphiclides podalirius

Scarce Swallowtail, Katafyto Dam, Mount Orvilos, 11 July

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Komnina
Komnina

track, Stavropouli, 7 July

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Aporia crataegi
Aporia crataegi

Black-veined White, fairly worn, around Komnina, 4 July

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Pieris brassicae
Pieris brassicae

Large White, female, near Drama, 3 July

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Pieris brassicae
Pieris brassicae

Large White, male, near Drama, 3 July

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Artogeia ergane
Artogeia ergane

Mountain Small White, Mount Orvilos, 11 July

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Pontia edusa
Pontia edusa

Eastern Bath White, Livaditis, 7 July

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Pontia edusa
Pontia edusa

Eastern Bath White, Komnina, 4 July

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Colias crocea
Colias crocea

Clouded Yellow, near Drama, 3 July

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Colias alfacarinensis
Colias alfacarinensis

Berger's Clouded Yellow, Livaditis near the hilltop Environmental Centre, 7 July

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Leptidea duponcheli
Leptidea duponcheli

Eastern Wood White, from Akrovouni towards Xanthi, 3 July

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Satyrium acaciae
Satyrium acaciae

Sloe Hairstreak, between Drama and Archontiko, 3 July

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Satyrium ilicis
Satyrium ilicis

Ilex Hairstreak, Mount Orvilos, 11 July

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River Nestos
River Nestos

taken from the bridge below Stavropouli, 4 July

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, female, around Oreo, 5 July

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, female, arounf Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, female, also around Thermia, 6 July

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Lycaena alciphron
Lycaena alciphron

Purple-shot Copper, around Oreo, 5 July

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Lycaena thersamon
Lycaena thersamon

Lesser Fiery Copper, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July

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Lampides boeticus
Lampides boeticus

Long-tailed Blue, around Livaditis, 7 July

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Lampides boeticus
Lampides boeticus

the same insect as shown in the previous photo selecting a different perch

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Leptotes pirithous
Leptotes pirithous

Lang's Short-tailed Blue, Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July

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Leptotes pirithous
Leptotes pirithous

Lang's Short-tailed Blue, at the Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July

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Tarucus balkanicus
Tarucus balkanicus

Little Tiger Blue, Prosotsani to Volakas junction, 8 July

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Everes argiades
Everes argiades

Short-tailed Blue, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July

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Everes alcetas
Everes alcetas

Provencal Short-tailed Blue, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July

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Cupido minimus
Cupido minimus

Small Blue, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July

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Cupido minimum
Cupido minimum

Small Blue, Volakas to Pyrgi track, 12 July

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Orchid
Orchid

on Mount Phalakron, 13 July

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Cupido osiris
Cupido osiris

Osiris Blue, Mount Phalakron, 9 July

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Cupido osiris
Cupido osiris

as in the previous photo

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Celastrina argiolus
Celastrina argiolus

Holly Blue, female, on larval host plant, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July

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Glaucopsyche alexis
Glaucopsyche alexis

Green-underside Blue, Livaditis, 7 July

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Glaucopsyche alexis
Glaucopsyche alexis

Green-underside Blue, Livaditis, 7 july

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Maculinea rebeli
Maculinea rebeli

Mountain Alcon Blue, Mount Phalakron. 9 July

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Pseudophilotes vicrama
Pseudophilotes vicrama

Eastern Baton Blue, around Oreo, 5 July

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Scolitantides orion
Scolitantides orion

Chequered Blue, Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July

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Scolitantides orion
Scolitantides orion

Chequered Blues, around Oreo, 5 July

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, female, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

the same butterfly as in the previous photo

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New friend
New friend

who joined us for a while on the upper slopes of Mount Phalakron, 13 July

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, Mount Phalakron, 9 July

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, around Komnina, 4 July

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Eumedonia eumedon
Eumedonia eumedon

Geranium Argus, a slightly battered male, Mount Orvilos, 11 July

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Eumedonia eumedon
Eumedonia eumedon

as shown in the previous photo

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus, Akrovouni to Xanthi road, 3 July

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown argus pair, Akrovouni to Xanthi road, 3 July

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