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

NORTH-EAST POLAND, June/July 2018 in the company of David Dennis and Neil Thompson, greatly assisted by Marcin Sielezniew

Pieris brassicae
Pieris brassicae

Large White, male, Grodek, 4 July

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Artogeia napi
Artogeia napi

Green-veined White, second brood male, Jesiorak, 3 July

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Artogeia napi
Artogeia napi

Green-veined White, second brood male, Gugny, Biebrzanski Park, 26 June

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Pontia edusa
Pontia edusa

Eastern Bath White, meadows near Luzany, 5 July

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Colias palaeno
Colias palaeno

Moorland Clouded Yellow, raised bog area, Krasne, 26 June

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Gonepteryx rhamni
Gonepteryx rhamni

Brimstone, 'railway site' 8km south of Monki, 26 June

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Leptidea sinapis
Leptidea sinapis

Wood White, forest track near Gugny, 26 June

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Leptidea sinapis
Leptidea sinapis

Wood White, Grodek, 4 July

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Satyrium ilicis
Satyrium ilicis

Ilex Hairstreak, Grodek, 4 July

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Satyrium spini
Satyrium spini

Blue-spot Hairstreak, Gugny forest track, 26 June

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Planta
Planta

north of Narewka, a Violet Copper site confined to a strip of meadow sandwiched between mown fields, 4 July

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Lycaena helle
Lycaena helle

Violet Copper, second brood male, Planta, 4 July

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Lycaena helle
Lycaena helle

Violet Copper, near Luzany, 5 July

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Lycaena helle
Lycaena helle

Violet Coppers, near Luzany, 5 July

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Lycaena helle
Lycaena helle

Violet Copper, Planta, 4 July

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, Piaski, 26 June

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, near Luzany, 5 July

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Ostoja Orlika
Ostoja Orlika

a typical meadow in the Grodek area, 5 July

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, male, 'railway site' south of Monki, 26 June

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, female, Planta, 4 July

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, female, slight variation, also at Planta, 4 July

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, meadows near Luzany, 5 July

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, female, Piaski, 27 June

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, male, adjacent to the Zajazd Monki hotel, 25 June

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, male, showing remarkable iridescence, photo taken in natural light, Piaski site, 26 June

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, near Zajazd Monki hotel, 25 June

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Lycaena alciphron
Lycaena alciphron

Purple-shot Copper, 'railway site' south of Monki, 28 June

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Lycaena alciphron
Lycaena alciphron

Purple-shot Copper, Krasne, 29 June

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Everes argiades
Everes argiades

Short-tailed Blue, female, Planta, 4 July

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Everes argiades
Everes argiades

Short-tailed Blue, 'railway site' south of Monki, 28 June

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Celastrina argiolus
Celastrina argiolus

Holly Blue, second brood female, Grodek, 4 July

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Celastrina argiolus
Celastrina argiolus

Holly Blue, Monki 'railway site', 28 June

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Hay meadow
Hay meadow

at Budy, cut in rotation with adjacent strips, and home to a colony of Alcon Blue hanging on precariously, 4 July

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Phengaris alcon
Phengaris alcon

Alcon Blue, Budy, 4 July

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Phengaris arion
Phengaris arion

Large Blue, Piaski, 26 June

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Phengaris arion
Phengaris arion

Large Blue, Piaski, 30 June

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Phengaris arion
Phengaris arion

Large Blue, Piaski, 30 June

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, male, Piaski, 26 June

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Plebejus argus
Plebejus argus

Silver-studded Blue, Piaski, 26 June

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Plebejus idas?
Plebejus idas?

Idas Blue, male, possibly...Planta, 4 July

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Raised bog
Raised bog

amidst pine forest near Krasne, a site for Cranberry Blue, Bog and Cranberry Fritillaries though only the Blue was seen, 29 June

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Vacciniina opilete
Vacciniina opilete

Cranberry Blue, female, Krasne forest, 29 June

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Eumedonia eumedon
Eumedonia eumedon

Geranium Argus, female, forest track near Gugny, 26 June

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Eumedonia eumedon
Eumedonia eumedon

Geranium Argus, Gugny forest track, 26 June

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Agrodiaetus amanda
Agrodiaetus amanda

Amanda's Blue, female, 'railway site', Monki, 26 June

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Agrodiaetus amanda
Agrodiaetus amanda

Amanda's Blue, Monki 'railway site', 26 June

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Agrodiaetus amanda
Agrodiaetus amanda

Amanda's Blue, Woronicza, 3 JUly

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Agrodiaetus thersites
Agrodiaetus thersites

Chapman's Blue, male, absence of fore-wing cell-spot noticed prior to photo, Piaski, 30 June

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Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue, female, Piaski, 30 June

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Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue, female, Piaski, 30 June

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