The Butterflies of Aquitaine

Four départements are included in the section. They are Dordogne, Gironde, Lot-et-Garonne and Landes. The remainder of the region is grouped in the Pyrenees section.

The Vézère Valley

Many butterflies can be found in the hills surrounding the lower part of the valley between the join with the Dordogne and Terrasson.

Large tortoiseshell, Scarce swallowtail, Berger's and Pale clouded yellow, Cleopatra, Black-Veined white, Cardinal. Sloe, Ilex, White-letter and Brown hairstreaks. Great banded and Woodland grayling.



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