Butterflies of Cyprus -
Natural history web sites with sections of relevance to Cyprus
Butterfly Conservation’s European Interests Group
The European Interests Group of Butterfly Conservation aims to promote the enjoyment, conservation and study of butterflies, moths and their habitats in Europe. Membership is open to members of Butterfly Conservation. Other individuals and organisations are also encouraged to contact EIG so that together we can build a network for sharing data, experiences and practical help.
Captain’s European Butterfly Guide
An extensive site by Simon Coombes, including information on Cyprus butterflies at:
Cyprus Nature and Wildlife (2010)
A natural history web site run by Brian Ellis, aiming to provide information on the many forms of animal and plant life found in Cyprus.
The Entomological Livestock Group
Contains an extract from ‘Butterflies of Cyprus 1998 (Records of a year’s sightings)’, by Eddie John, first published by the Amateur Entomologists’ Society in 2000:
European Butterflies & Moths
by Christopher Jonko
A searchable web site with images of some of the species found in Cyprus.
Kenneth Noble’s web site
Visit reports (birds, butterflies and dragonflies from trips to Cyprus in 2000 and 2002.
Mark Telfer’s Website
Contains a report of Mark’s trip to Cyprus in March/April 2010, with notes of butterflies, beetles and birds observed.
Matt’s European Butterflies
Another comprehensive site on European butterflies, with photographs of spring butterflies from Cyprus.
Photography of European Butterflies & Moths
A selection of excellent photographs by Bernard Fransen, including a couple from his visit to Cyprus in 2006.
Simon Plat’s web site
The following provides a link to Simon’s trip report to Cyprus with Maaike Poppinga in September 2005. (The site mainly features birds, but some butterflies also receive a mention.)