Natural History Photographs


Aglais io - the Peacock
Synonyms:Inachis io
Nederlands:Dagpauwoog
English:Peacock
Deutsch:Tagpfauenauge
Norsk:Dagpåfugløye
Svenska:Påfågelöga
Français:Paon-du-jour
Español:pavo real
Amstelveen; 16 September 2006. At Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense).
Polygonia c-album - the Comma
Nederlands:gehakkelde aurelia
English:Comma
Deutsch:C-Falter
Norsk:Hvit c
Svenska:Vinbärsfuks
Français:Robert-le-Diable
Español:c-blanca
Amstelveen; 16 September 2006.
At Creeping Thistle (Cirsium arvense).
Polyommatus icarus -
the Common Blue
Nederlands:icarusblauwtje
English:Common Blue
Deutsch:Hauhechel-Bläuling
Norsk:Tiriltungeblåvinge
Svenska:Puktörneblåvinge
Français:Azuré de la bugrane
Español:ícaro
Amstelveen; 29 July - 5 August 2006. At Tanacetum vulgare.
Top and bottom row, female; Middle row, both male.
Amstelveen; 30 July 2006. Two males at Centaurea spec.
Amstelveen; 27 August & 30 July 2006.
Lycaena phlaeas - the Small Copper
Nederlands:kleine vuurvlinder
English:Small Copper
Deutsch:Kleiner Feuerfalter
Norsk:Ildgullvinge
Svenska:Mindre guldvinge
Français:Cuivré commun
Español:manto común
Amstelveen; 30 July & 27 August 2006.
Pieris rape - the Small White
Synonyms:Artogeia rapae
Nederlands:klein koolwitje
English:Small White
Deutsch:Kleiner Kohlweißling
Norsk:Lite kålsommerfugl
Svenska:Rovfjäril
Français:Piéride de la rave
Español:blanquita de la col
Amstelveen; 10 September 2006. At Thistle (Cirsium spec.)
Papilio machaon - the Swallowtail
Nederlands:koninginnenpage
English:Swallowtail
Deutsch:Schwalbenschwanz
Norsk:Svalestjert
Svenska:Makaonfjäril
Français:Machaon
Español:macaón
Amstelveen; 30 July 2006.
At Kidney Vetch (Anthyllis vulneraria) and (right) Wild Carrot (Daucus carota).
Sympetrum spec.
Amstelveen; 27 August 2006.