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

Iphiclides podalirius
Scarce Swallowtail, Micromilia, from Volakas, 10 July
Iphiclides podalirius
Scarce Swallowtail, Katafyto Dam, Mount Orvilos, 11 July
Komnina
track, Stavropouli, 7 July
Aporia crataegi
Black-veined White, fairly worn, around Komnina, 4 July
Pieris brassicae
Large White, female, near Drama, 3 July
Pieris brassicae
Large White, male, near Drama, 3 July
Artogeia ergane
Mountain Small White, Mount Orvilos, 11 July
Pontia edusa
Eastern Bath White, Livaditis, 7 July
Pontia edusa
Eastern Bath White, Komnina, 4 July
Colias crocea
Clouded Yellow, near Drama, 3 July
Colias alfacarinensis
Berger's Clouded Yellow, Livaditis near the hilltop Environmental Centre, 7 July
Leptidea duponcheli
Eastern Wood White, from Akrovouni towards Xanthi, 3 July
Satyrium acaciae
Sloe Hairstreak, between Drama and Archontiko, 3 July
Satyrium ilicis
Ilex Hairstreak, Mount Orvilos, 11 July
River Nestos
taken from the bridge below Stavropouli, 4 July
Lycaena phlaeas
Small Copper, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, female, around Oreo, 5 July
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, female, arounf Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, female, also around Thermia, 6 July
Lycaena alciphron
Purple-shot Copper, around Oreo, 5 July
Lycaena thersamon
Lesser Fiery Copper, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July
Lampides boeticus
Long-tailed Blue, around Livaditis, 7 July
Lampides boeticus
the same insect as shown in the previous photo selecting a different perch
Leptotes pirithous
Lang's Short-tailed Blue, Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July
Leptotes pirithous
Lang's Short-tailed Blue, at the Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July
Tarucus balkanicus
Little Tiger Blue, Prosotsani to Volakas junction, 8 July
Everes argiades
Short-tailed Blue, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July
Everes alcetas
Provencal Short-tailed Blue, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July
Cupido minimus
Small Blue, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July
Cupido minimum
Small Blue, Volakas to Pyrgi track, 12 July
Orchid
on Mount Phalakron, 13 July
Cupido osiris
Osiris Blue, Mount Phalakron, 9 July
Cupido osiris
as in the previous photo
Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blue, female, on larval host plant, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July
Glaucopsyche alexis
Green-underside Blue, Livaditis, 7 July
Glaucopsyche alexis
Green-underside Blue, Livaditis, 7 july
Maculinea rebeli
Mountain Alcon Blue, Mount Phalakron. 9 July
Pseudophilotes vicrama
Eastern Baton Blue, around Oreo, 5 July
Scolitantides orion
Chequered Blue, Thermia, Nestos Dam, 6 July
Scolitantides orion
Chequered Blues, around Oreo, 5 July
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, female, Mikroklisoura 'hairpin', 8 July
Plebejus argus
the same butterfly as in the previous photo
New friend
who joined us for a while on the upper slopes of Mount Phalakron, 13 July
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, Mount Phalakron, 9 July
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, around Komnina, 4 July
Eumedonia eumedon
Geranium Argus, a slightly battered male, Mount Orvilos, 11 July
Eumedonia eumedon
as shown in the previous photo
Aricia agestis
Brown Argus, Akrovouni to Xanthi road, 3 July
Aricia agestis
Brown Argus, Nestos bridge, Stavropouli, 4 July
Aricia agestis
Brown argus pair, Akrovouni to Xanthi road, 3 July
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