Rhodopi mountains in Greece, 3 - 13 July 2013, 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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