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Between 17th and 19th of July we camped in the hilly country several kilometers south of the town of Kuvandyk.

Polyommatus damocles blue:

Villa hottentotta… 74 more words


Ural river valley

Between the 15th and 17th of July we stayed near village of Novoorlovka in the valley of Ural river. The camp was on the border of steppe and a flood-plain forest consisting mainly of Black Poplar. 228 more words


Voinova Gora

Went to Voinova Gora on the border of Moscow and Vladimir regions on the 6th of July. The locality is a bold mosaic of dry sandy pine forest, a mesophilous grassland and a deciduous woodland with plenty of oak. 87 more words



From 5th to 7th July been to Topolinyi near Orekhovo-Zuevo.

A Dock Bug (Coreus marginatus) nymph:

There was a profundity of Small Emerald Damselflies ( 66 more words



On the 10th and 21st of June I’ve been to the fields surrounding Bykovka river on the outskirts of Zhukovsky, my hometown.

Mazarine Blue ( 60 more words



Went for a hike to Lishnyagi in the extreme south of Moscow region from 7th to 9th of June.

Dorcadion holosericeum, the only member of the tribe Dorcadionini to reach Moscow region. 228 more words



On the 5th of June went to Zhukovo.

Marsh Fritillary (Euphydryas aurinia), uncommon but well established at that locality, I’ve been collecting them there back in year 2000: 96 more words