Small Blue   Cupido minimus

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This seemed to be a very common butterfly even at high altitude. On more than one occasion we were able to get close-up photos because the butterflies were gathered in large numbers on salt-licks.

Cupido minimus

Small Blue Cupido minimus

Ossue valley, 10th June 2009

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Small Blue Cupido minimus underside at salt lick

Cirque de Gavarnie, French Pyrenees, 9th June 2009

Added on 14th April 2010, updated 8th June 2010

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