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Butterflies of Israel & the Golan Heights

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Old Tuesday 13th August 2019, 19:08   #1
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Butterflies of Israel & the Golan Heights

Earlier this year, I decided to pay Israel and the Golan Heights a couple of visits, specifically for butterflies - an early spring trip in the hope of Lebanese Festoon and others, plus desert butterflies, then an early summer trip to the higher mountains in the Golan Heights.

Obviously a well-known region for birds, with umpteen reports detailing the birding, I was a little surprised to find almost zero information on the butterflies - not much on the species present and absolutely nothing on localities.

I hope my report remedies this a little - full report is now available on my website HERE
Will post on this thread some additional comments and photographs.
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