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Eastern Tiger Swallowtail, one of my favorites, and usually very abundant around this area this time of the year. However, sightings are not so plentiful this season. I enjoyed this encounter!


Weekly Photo Challenge: Close Up

We haven’t seen butterflies for a couple of years, but I had a real treat yesterday when I visited Roger Swain’s garden and saw this Eastern Tiger Swallowtail. 58 more words


Recent Butterflies

I have been lucky enough to have some time to photograph butterflies recently, and here are a few I have seen. This red-spotted purple was at The Ledges on Sunday. 51 more words


More Eastern Tiger Swallowtails - Different Location

I was at the Celery Farm Natural Area in northern NJ trying to find an Osprey, but no luck. Hardly any of the usual birds were around. 47 more words


Eastern Tiger Swallowtail On Butterfly Bush

The Butterfly Bush by our pond saw a lot of activity today. The most I have seen with butterfly activity. Between Eastern Tiger Swallowtail Butterflies and Painted Lady Butterflies plus a lot of bees and wasps, it was non stop activity for a few hours. 266 more words


Eastern tiger swallowtails

Eastern tiger swallowtails (Papilio glacus).

According to NABA–North Jersey Butterfly Club web site, eastern tiger swallowtails are common in New Jersey.

They are attracted to purple coneflowers, as shown here. 124 more words