WESTERN TURKEY centred mainly on Egirdir inland from Antalya, plus a day-trip to Termessos, between 16 and 23 August 2019

WESTERN TURKEY, August 2019. A late summer trip with Alan Bernard, retracing an old Greentours 'Turkish Lake District' itinerary

Artogeia rapae
Artogeia rapae

Small White, Yellibel Gecidi Pass, Sultan Mountains, Konya, 18 August

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Artogeia rapae
Artogeia rapae

Small White, the same insect as shown in the previous photo

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Artogeia ergane
Artogeia ergane

Mountain Small White, Davras Dagi, Isparta, 17 August

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Artogeia ergane
Artogeia ergane

Mountain Small White, also at Davras Dagi

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Pontia edusa
Pontia edusa

Eastern Bath White, Davras Dagi

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Pontia edusa
Pontia edusa

Eastern Bath White, Davras Dagi ski station, 17 August

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Davras Dagi
Davras Dagi

parched slopes above the ski station

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Colias crocea
Colias crocea

Clouded Yellow, Davras Dagi

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Colias crocea
Colias crocea

Clouded Yellow, female form helice?, Davras Dagi

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Colias crocea
Colias crocea

Clouded Yellows, Davras Dagi

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Colias alfaraciensis
Colias alfaraciensis

Berger's Clouded Yellow "the only lemon-yellow Colias species throughout much of Anatolia", Davras Dagi

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, overlooking Beysehir Golu (Lake), Isparta, 19 August

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Lycaena phlaeas
Lycaena phlaeas

Small Copper, as in the previous photo

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, male, Yellibel Gecidi, Sultan Mountains, Konya, 18 August. All the following Copper photos were taken at the same location & date

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Sooty Copper, female, same day and location

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Lycaena tityrus
Lycaena tityrus

Scarce Copper

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Sultan mountains
Sultan mountains

just over the Yellibel Gecidi Pass at 1,600 metres, 18 August

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, also at Yellibel Gecidi

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, as previously

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Lycaena virgaureae
Lycaena virgaureae

Scarce Copper, female, Yellibel Gecidi

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Lycaena thetis
Lycaena thetis

Fiery Copper, Yellibel Gecidi, 18 August, and the same location for all the subsequent Copper photos

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Lycaena thetis
Lycaena thetis

Fiery Copper, female

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Lycaena thetis
Lycaena thetis

Fiery Copper

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Lycaena asabinus
Lycaena asabinus

Anatolian Fiery Copper

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Lycaena asabinus
Lycaena asabinus

Anatolian Fiery Copper

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Lycaena asabinus
Lycaena asabinus

Anatolian Fiery Copper, same date and location as prior photo

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Adada
Adada

track to the amphitheatre, 21 August

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Chilades trochylus
Chilades trochylus

Grass Jewel, near Kovada Golu, 16 August

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Chilades trochylus
Chilades trochylus

Grass Jewel, riverside near Kocular, Isparta, 19 August

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Zizeeria karsandra
Zizeeria karsandra

Indian Grass Blue, a tiny butterfly photographed from distance, overlooking Antalya harbour, 23 August

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Plebejus anteros
Plebejus anteros

Blue Argus, Yellibel Gecidi, 18 August

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Plebejus anteros
Plebejus anteros

Blue Argus, the same insect as shown in the previous photo (nb forewing cell spot absent)

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Polyommatus daphnis
Polyommatus daphnis

Meleager's Blue, Davras Dagi

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Polyommatus daphnis
Polyommatus daphnis

Meleager's Blue, down from the Yasaktir picnic site, Dedegol Dagi, 19 August

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Polyommatus daphnis
Polyommatus daphnis

Meleager's Blue, female, Davras Dagi, 20 August

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Polyommatus daphnis
Polyommatus daphnis

Meleager's Blue, female

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Polyommatus daphnis
Polyommatus daphnis

Meleager's Blue, male, Davras Dagi

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Polyommatus cornelia
Polyommatus cornelia

Small Anatolian Blue (some doubt), Yellibel Gecidi Pass, 18 August

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Polyommatus cornelia
Polyommatus cornelia

Small Anatolian Blue, same location as previous shot

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Polyommatus cornelia
Polyommatus cornelia

Small Anatolian Blue, Davras Dagi, 17 August

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Polyommatus icarus
Polyommatus icarus

Common Blue, Davras Dagi, 17 August

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Aricia agestis
Aricia agestis

Brown Argus, Dedegol Dagi, 19 August

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Polyommatus thersites
Polyommatus thersites

Chapman's Blue, near Yasaktir, 19 August

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Polyommatus thersites
Polyommatus thersites

Chapman's Blue, female, Yellibel Gecidi, 18 August

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Polyommatus thersites
Polyommatus thersites

Chapman's Blue, female, as shown in the previous photo

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Polyommatus thersites
Polyommatus thersites

Chapman's Blue, Dedegol Dagi, 19 August

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Lanius senator
Lanius senator

Woodchat Shrike, Bagoren, Isparta, 20 August

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Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, female, Davras Dagi, 17 August

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Polyommatus bellargus?
Polyommatus bellargus?

Adonis Blue, female, Yellibel Gecidi, 18 August

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Polyommatus bellargus
Polyommatus bellargus

Adonis Blue, Davras Dagi, 17 August

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