Natural History Photographs


After having spent the morning around Meteora, in the afternoon we drove a while along the river Pineiós, and stopped near Mourgani and finally near Mikani. In both locations I explored the riverside for plants and insects - but also looked in the river bed for special pebbles.


Portulaca oleracea
Nederlands:Postelein
English:Common Purslane
Deutsch:Gemüse-Portulak
Norsk:Portulak
Svenska:Portlak
Français:Pourpier potager
Italiano:erba porcellana, porcellana comune
Español:beldroaga, berdolaga, fique, loraca, verdolaga, verdolaga común,
verdolaga porquera
Daucus carota
Synonyms:Daucus maritimus
Nederlands:Peen
English:Carrot
Deutsch:Wilde Möhre
Norsk:Gulrot
Svenska:Vildmorot
Français:Carotte sauvage
Italiano:carota selvaggia, carota selvatica, carota silvestre
Español:carlota, carruchera, hierba meona, pastanaga, zanahoria,
zanahoria silvestre
Tylopsis lilifolia ♀
Female with spermatophore.
Iphiclides podalirius
Authority:(Linnaeus, 1758)
Nederlands:koningspage
English:Scarce Swallowtail
Deutsch:Segelfalter
Svenska:Segelfjäril
Français:Flambé
Español:podalirio