Macedonia, 11 - 18 July 2015, organised by Mike Williams with the added field expertise of the incomparable Safi

Iphiclides podalirius
Scarce Swallowtail, Raec, 13 July
Parnassius apollo
Apollo, Galicica National Park, 17 July
Aporia crataegi
Black-veined White, Krusevo, 15 July
Artogeia mannii
Southern Small White, hilltop meadows above lake Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Artogeia mannii
as in the previous photo
Ezero Kozjak
lake in the river Treska valley where Eastern Greenish Black-tips were blown up the hillside to alight fleetingly on a flower before being whisked off again, 12 July
Euchloe penia
Eastern Greenish Black-tip, above lake Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Colias alfacariensis
Berger's Clouded Yellow, Magarevo, 15 July
Gonepteryx rhamni
Brimstone, overlooking Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Meadow
rich in plant and butterfly species on the hilltop overlooking Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Leptidea sinapis
Wood White, above Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Satyrium acaciae
Sloe Hairstreak, Galicica, 17 July
Satyrium ilicis
Ilex Hairstreaks, Galicica, 17 July
Satyrium spini
Blue-spot Hairstreak, Galicica, 17 July
Lycaena vigaureae
Scarce Copper, female, Krusevo, 14 July
Lycaena vigaureae
Scarce Copper, male, Krusevo, 14 July
Lycaena alciphron
Purple-shot Copper, Pelister National Park near Bitola, 15 July
Golem Lake
lush species-rich vegetation, 16 July
Lycaena candens
Balkan Copper, Golem Lake, Pelister NP, 16 July
Lycaena candens
Balkan Coppers, female wings open, Golem Lake, Pelister NP, 16 July
Lycaena candens
Balkan Copper pair, Golem Lake, 16 July
Taurucus balkanicus
Little Tiger Blue, Pesti gorge, 12 July
Tarucus balkanicus
Little Tiger Blue, enlargement from previous photo, 12 July
Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blues, near Bitola, Pelister NP, 15 July
Maculinea arion
Large Blue, female, Krusevo meadows, 14 July
Pseudophilotes vicrama
Eastern Baton Blue, Krusevo, 14 July
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, Krusevo, 14 July
Plebejus argyrognomon
Reverdin's Blue, female, Krusevo, 14 July
Plebejus argyrognomon
Reverdin's Blue, Krusevo, 14 July
Plebejus argyrognomon
Reverdin's Blue, Krusevo, 14 July
Krusevo rich meadows
14 July
Eumedonia eumedon
Geranium Argus, Galicica, 17 July
Aricia agestis
Brown Argus, Krusevo, 14 July
Aricia artaxerxes
Mountain Argus, Krusevo, 14 July
Ultraaricia anteros
Blue Argus, just above the tree-line, Pelister National Park, 16 July
Ultraaricia anteros
as in the previous photo
Cyaniris semiargus
Mazarine Blue, female, Krusevo, 14 July
Cyaniris semiargus
Mazarine Blue, as in the previous photo
Agrodiaetus thersites
Chapman's Blue, female, Galicica, 17 July
Agrodiaetus thersites
Chapman's Blue, Galicica, 17 July
Agrodiaetus admetus
Anomalous Blue, above Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Galicica
track towards the summit, 17 July
Agrodiaetus aroanensis
Grecian Anomalous Blue, Galicica, 17 July
Agrodiaetus ripartii
Ripart's Anomalous Blue, above Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
Agrodiaetus ripartii
Ripart's Anomalous Blue, as in the previous photo, 12 july
Plebicula dorylas
Turquoise Blue, Galicica, 17 July
Plebicula dorylas
Turquoise Blue, Galicica, 17 july
Meleageria daphnis
Meleager's Blue, Galicica, 17 July
Lysandra bellargus
Adonis Blues, near Raec, 13 July
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, above Ezero Kozjak, 12 July
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