North-east Poland, 25 June - 6 July 2018

In the company of David Dennis and Neil Thompson, all of us much indebted to species and locational assistance from Marcin Sielezniew of Bialystok University

Pieris brassicae
Large White, male, Grodek, 4 July
Artogeia napi
Green-veined White, second brood male, Jesiorak, 3 July
Artogeia napi
Green-veined White, second brood male, Gugny, Biebrzanski Park, 26 June
Pontia edusa
Eastern Bath White, meadows near Luzany, 5 July
Colias palaeno
Moorland Clouded Yellow, raised bog area, Krasne, 26 June
Gonepteryx rhamni
Brimstone, 'railway site' 8km south of Monki, 26 June
Leptidea sinapis
Wood White, forest track near Gugny, 26 June
Leptidea sinapis
Wood White, Grodek, 4 July
Satyrium ilicis
Ilex Hairstreak, Grodek, 4 July
Satyrium spini
Blue-spot Hairstreak, Gugny forest track, 26 June
Planta
north of Narewka, a Violet Copper site confined to a strip of meadow sandwiched between mown fields, 4 July
Lycaena helle
Violet Copper, second brood male, Planta, 4 July
Lycaena helle
Violet Copper, near Luzany, 5 July
Lycaena helle
Violet Coppers, near Luzany, 5 July
Lycaena helle
Violet Copper, Planta, 4 July
Lycaena phlaeas
Small Copper, Piaski, 26 June
Lycaena phlaeas
Small Copper, near Luzany, 5 July
Ostoja Orlika
a typical meadow in the Grodek area, 5 July
Lycaena virgaureae
Scarce Copper, male, 'railway site' south of Monki, 26 June
Lycaena virgaureae
Scarce Copper, female, Planta, 4 July
Lycaena virgaureae
Scarce Copper, female, slight variation, also at Planta, 4 July
Lycaena virgaureae
Scarce Copper, meadows near Luzany, 5 July
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, female, Piaski, 27 June
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, male, adjacent to the Zajazd Monki hotel, 25 June
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, male, showing remarkable iridescence, photo taken in natural light, Piaski site, 26 June
Lycaena tityrus
Sooty Copper, near Zajazd Monki hotel, 25 June
Lycaena alciphron
Purple-shot Copper, 'railway site' south of Monki, 28 June
Lycaena alciphron
Purple-shot Copper, Krasne, 29 June
Everes argiades
Short-tailed Blue, female, Planta, 4 July
Everes argiades
Short-tailed Blue, 'railway site' south of Monki, 28 June
Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blue, second brood female, Grodek, 4 July
Celastrina argiolus
Holly Blue, Monki 'railway site', 28 June
Hay meadow
at Budy, cut in rotation with adjacent strips, and home to a colony of Alcon Blue hanging on precariously, 4 July
Maculinea alcon
Alcon Blue, Budy, 4 July
Maculinea arion
Large Blue, Piaski, 26 June
Maculinea arion
Large Blue, Piaski, 30 June
Maculinea arion
Large Blue, Piaski, 30 June
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, male, Piaski, 26 June
Plebejus argus
Silver-studded Blue, Piaski, 26 June
Plebejus idas?
Idas Blue, male, possibly...Planta, 4 July
Raised bog
amidst pine forest near Krasne, a site for Cranberry Blue, Bog and Cranberry Fritillaries though only the Blue was seen, 29 June
Vacciniina opilete
Cranberry Blue, female, Krasne forest, 29 June
Eumedonia eumedon
Geranium Argus, female, forest track near Gugny, 26 June
Eumedonia eumedon
Geranium Argus, Gugny forest track, 26 June
Agrodiaetus amanda
Amanda's Blue, female, 'railway site', Monki, 26 June
Agrodiaetus amanda
Amanda's Blue, Monki 'railway site', 26 June
Agrodiaetus amanda
Amanda's Blue, Woronicza, 3 JUly
Agrodiaetus thersites
Chapman's Blue, male, absence of fore-wing cell-spot noticed prior to photo, Piaski, 30 June
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, female, Piaski, 30 June
Polyommatus icarus
Common Blue, female, Piaski, 30 June
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