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Small Wonders

A few mornings ago, I was sitting on the front porch having coffee, hoping to have a quiet morning watching the birds and squirrels fight over the bird food in the feeders. 643 more words


into the shadows

Though blending into the shadows over Little Crum Creek,
this dark form of the eastern tiger swallowtail stands out from the easily
identified yellow and black variety of her kind. 17 more words


The Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) has a black form. Pictured here, the butterfly was a little difficult to identify because of its wing damage. 45 more words


A Good Butterfly on a Bad Day for Butterflies

This morning I wanted to take pictures of butterflies but the weather was not right for it.  It had been rainy and misty, and while the rain had stopped the ground was still wet and it was still cloudy.   51 more words


An insect's priorities don't include understanding the whole. Go beyond an arthropodan mentality!


An insect’s priorities don’t include understanding the whole.  Go beyond an arthropodan mentality!

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I’ve been trying for weeks to capture an image of an Eastern Tiger Swallowtail (Papilio glaucus) and today was my day. I bet I have 20 images and even images of a Giant Swallowtail. 122 more words