The Butterflies of Midi Pyrenees

Five départements are included in the section. They are Lot, Aveyron, Tarn-et-Garonne, Gers and Tarn. The rest of the region is grouped in the Pyrenees section.

Causse de Gramat

The flowery limestone grassland is a good area for species such as;

Scarce swallowtail, Pale clouded yellow, Glanville, Heath, Spotted and Meadow fritillaries, Provencal short-tailed blue and Adonis blue.


Forêt de Grésigne

An extensive tract of forest south of St Antonin. Possible access from Puycelci.

Camberwell beauty, Southern white admiral, Lesser purple emperor, Cardinal, Silver washed fritillary, Tree and Woodland grayling.



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